Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse

The Story of Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse

The battlefield of Mametz was to see acts of heroism by Noel Godfrey Chavasse, the only man to be awarded the Victoria Cross twice during the First World War. In 1916, Chavasse was hit by shell splinters while rescuing men in no-man’s land. It is said he got as close as 25 yards from the …

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