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Lanoe George Hawker VC, DSO.

Lanoe George Hawker VC, DSO. (30/12/1890 – 23/11/1916), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while a pilot serving with the Royal Flying Corps (RFA) on patrol over Passchendaele, on 25 July 1915. The Citation, recorded in the London … Continue reading

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Reginald Frederick Johnson Hayward VC, MC*

Captain Reginald Frederick Johnson Hayward VC was the son of stockbreeder Frederick and Gertrude Hayward. He was born on 17 June 1891 at the Beersheba Mission Station near Swartruggens, East Griqualand, and was educated at Hilton College Natal, Durban Business … Continue reading

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