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Edgar Thomas Inkson VC, DSO

Edgar Thomas Inkson (05/04/1872 – 19/02/1947) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Boer War while serving as a lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 24 February 1900, at … Continue reading

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Sir William Babtie VC, KCB, KCMG.

William Babtie (07/05/1859 –  11/09/1920) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps, during the Anglo Boer War on 15 December 1899 at the Battle of Colenso. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette … Continue reading

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Frederick Sleigh Roberts VC.

Frederick Sleigh Roberts, (30/09/1832 – 14/11/1914) Was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions for actions on 2 January 1858 at Khudagan during the Indian Rebellion. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5516, reads:  “Bengal Artillery, Lieutenant Frederick … Continue reading

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George Ravenhill VC.

George Albert Ravenhill (21/02/1872 – 14/04/1921) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Second Boer War when the following deed took place on 15 December 1899 at the Battle of Colenso. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of  4 … Continue reading

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Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts VC.

The grave of Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts VC (08/01/1872 – 17/12/1899) may be found in Chievely Military Cemetery in Natal. He was the son of  Commander Field Marshal Frederick Roberts VC, 1st Earl Roberts. Roberts was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross … Continue reading

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