Hero of the Month: Captain Gerald Robert O'Sullivan VC

Captain Gerald Robert O'Sullivan VC

I feel very privileged to be custodian of Captain Gerald O’Sullivan’s gallantry and service medals, which I purchased privately in 2007, nearly a century after this courageous soldier’s death. He had been awarded his posthumous VC for two quite exceptional actions at Gallipoli, the failed 11-month Allied campaign that cost an estimated 250,000 casualties on each side during the Great War.

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