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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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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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Robert Digby-Jones VC.

Robert James Thomas Digby-Jones was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Boer War in 1900. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 August 1902, Issue: 27462, Page: 5085 reads: “Lieutenant R. J. T. Digby Jones, Royal Engineers, and … 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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