Our guide to Portsmouth’s WW1 Victoria Cross heroes

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The 10,000th trainee passes through the MCTS training facility at HMS Collingwood. AB(WS) Matthew North at his consul during a simulated missile attack

Royal Navy training hub in Fareham marks its 10,000th trainee

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With Remembrance Day just round the corner, we’ve had a look through the archives to find out more about Portsmouth’s Victoria Cross recipients from World War One.

Here are four of our local military heroes.

Information and pictures courtesy of The News archive/Atlantic Publishing and Victoria Cross Heroes of WW1.