Tag Archives: Anglo Boer War

Arthur Herbert Lindsay Richardson VC.

Arthur Herbert Lindsay Richardson (23/09/1872 –  15/12/1932) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Wolvespruit, about 15 miles north of Standerton, Transvaal, South Africa, on 5 July 1990. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 14 September 1900 Issue: 27229 … Continue reading

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Harry Norton Schofield VC

Harry Norton Schofield (29/01/1865 – 10/10/1931) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while serving as a captain in the Royal Artillery (Royal Field Artillery), during the Second Boer War  on 15 December 1899, at the Battle of Colenso. The Citation, … Continue reading

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Sir Walter Norris Congreve VC.

Walter Norris Congreve (20/11/1862 – 28/02/1927) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while serving as a Captain in the Rifle Brigade during the Anglo Boer War at the Battle of Colenso. Along with Lieutenant Frederick Roberts, Cpl George Nurse and  Harry Norton … Continue reading

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Arthur Martin-Leake VC*

Arthur Martin-Leake (04/04/1874 – 22/06/1953) is one of three men who were awarded the Victoria Cross twice.  While attached to the 5th Field Ambulance during the Second Boer War on 8 February 1902,  he was awarded his first VC for his … Continue reading

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Charles Fitzclarence VC

Charles Fitzclarence (08/05/1865 – 02/11/1914) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War while serving in The Royal Fusiliers. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 6 July 1900, Issue: 27208, Page: 4196, reads: … Continue reading

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John Norwood VC

John Norwood (08/09/1876 – 08/09/1914) was serving as a second lieutenant in the 5th Dragoon Guards during the Second Boer War when his actions resulted in him being awarded the Victoria Cross. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of … Continue reading

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Charles Edward Parker VC

Charles Edward Haydon Parker (10/03/1870 – 05/12/1918) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 26 June 1900, Issue: 27205,  Page: 3964, reads: “On the occasion of the action … Continue reading

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Gustavus Hamilton Blenkinsopp Coulson VC, DSO.

Gustavus Hamilton Blenkinsopp Coulson (01/04/1879 – 18/05/1901) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War on 18 May 1901 at Lambrechtfontein, South Africa. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette: of 8 August 1902, Issue: 27462, Page: 5085 … Continue reading

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William Dick-Cunyngham VC

William Dick-Cunyngham (16/06/1851 – 06/01/1900) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Second Anglo-Afghan War in 1879 The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 18 October 1881, Issue: 25027, Page: 5140, reads: “The Gordon Highlanders , Lieutenant William Henry … Continue reading

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David Reginald Younger VC

Capt. David Reginald Younger was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his deeds during an attack near Krugersdorp on 11 July 1900, during the Anglo Boer War.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 August 1902, Issue: 27462, Page: 5085 … Continue reading

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