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Alfred George Drake VC

Alfred George Drake (10/12/1893 – 23/11/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 23 November 1915, near La Brique, Belgium. The Citation, recorded by the London Gazette of 21 January 1916, Supplement: 29447, Page: 946 reads: “No. 8/107 Corporal Alfred Drake, … Continue reading

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John Joseph Caffrey VC

John Joseph Caffrey (23/10/1891 –  22/02/1953) was awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War in November 1915. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 21 January 1916, Supplement: 29447, Page: 945, reads: “No. 9730 Private John Caffrey, 2nd Battalion, … Continue reading

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