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James Gorman, VC

Portrait of James Gorman, VC James Gorman VC, a hero of the Crimean War, took up the position as the foreman of the magazines on Spectacle Island in 1881. Read more about James Gorman and his remarkable life, by courtesy of author Harry Willey, whose 20 year's of research into James Gorman's life enabled the true story to be told.

Biography:

Introduction

His Life in the Navy

His Life in Australia

His Death

Download the biography of James Gorman, VC with footnotes in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF, 2478 KB)

His Obituary:

James Gorman's obituary from the Sydney Morning Herald, 21 October 1882

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