Cyril Royston Guyton Bassett

Cyril Royston Guyton Bassett
7 April 1916

Cyril Royston Guyton Bassett, 1916, wearing his Victoria Cross medal. Photographer unidentified. The photograph has been signed by Bassett. An uncropped copy of the same image, held by Archives New Zealand, is dated 7 April 1916

Date of photo taken from an uncropped copy of the same image held by Archives New Zealand (

Source of descriptive information - Date medal received taken from Evening Post 4 Feb 1916.

Corporal Bassett was decorated with the Victoria Cross on 3 February 1916. He was the first New Zealander to be awarded the VC in the First World War

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Processing information: Previously dated as "[ca 1915]"

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1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Orientation: Vertical image
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