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Frederic Brooks Dugdale VC

Frederic Brooks Dugdale, (21/10/1877 – 13/11/1902) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Second Boer War.

The citation, recorded in the London Gazette of Issue: 27356, Page: 6101, reads:

“5th Lancers. Lieutenant F. B.Dugdale.

On 3rd March, 1901, Lieutenant Dugdale, who was in command of a small outpost near Derby, having been ordered to retire, his patrol came under a heavy fire at a range of about 250 yards, and a Sergeant, two men, and a horse were hit. Lieutenant Dugdale dismounted and placed one of the wounded men on his own horse; he then caught another horse, galloped up to a wounded man and took him up behind him, and brought both men safely out of action.”

He is buried in Longborough Churchyard, Longborough, Gloucs.

Frederick Brooks Dugdale VC 21/10/1877 - 13/11/1902 Longborough Churhcyard, Longborough, Gloucs.

Frederick Brooks Dugdale VC
21/10/1877 – 13/11/1902
Longborough Churchyard, Longborough, Gloucs.

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