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Arthur Martin-Leake VC*

Arthur Martin-Leake (04/04/1874 – 22/06/1953) is one of three men who were awarded the Victoria Cross twice.  While attached to the 5th Field Ambulance during the Second Boer War on 8 February 1902,  he was awarded his first VC for his … Continue reading

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The Jameson Raid Surrender Memorial: Doornkop

There are a number of memorials associated with the ill fated Jameson Raid of 1896, and I have decided to split them as opposed to keeping them all together like they were before. My knowledge of these events is small, … Continue reading

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