Charles Wooden

Charles Wooden VC (24 March 1829 – 24 April 1876) was a German recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

Read more about Charles Wooden:  Crimean War, Later Service, The Medal

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    All of our lives is a rebus
    Of little wooden animals painted shy,
    Terrific colors, magnificent and horrible,
    Close together.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)