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Robert Jones VC

Robert Jones (19/08/1857 –  06/09/1898) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Rorke’s Drift during the Anglo Zulu War in January 1897. The Citation reads: “Privates Robert and William Jones were posted in a room of the hospital facing … Continue reading

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William Wilson Allen VC

William Wilson Allen (1843 –  12/03/1890) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Battle for Rorke’s Drift in January 1879. The Citation reads: “On 22 and 23 January 1879 at Rorke’s Drift, Natal, South Africa, Corporal Allan … Continue reading

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James Henry Reynolds VC

James Henry Reynolds (03/02/1844 – 04/03/1932) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Rorke’s Drift during the Zulu War in 1879. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 17 June 1879, Issue: 24734, Page: 3966, reads: “Army Medical Department, Surgeon … Continue reading

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Henry Lysons VC

Henry Lysons (30/07/1858 – 24/07/1907) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Zulu War in 1879. The citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 7 April 1882, Issue: 25093, Page: 1586,  reads: “2nd Battalion, The Cameronians, Lieutenant Henry Lysons [(Scottish Rifles) On … Continue reading

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Anthony Clarke Booth VC.

Anthony Clarke Booth (21/04/1846 – 08/12/1899) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions  on the Intombe River in  South Africa during the Zulu War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1880, Issue: 24814, Page: 832, reads: “On 12 March 1879 on … Continue reading

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Lt Teignmouth Melvill and Lt Nevill Coghill

The Memorial to Lt Teignmouth Melvill (08/09/1842 – 22/01/1879) and Lt Nevill Josiah Aylmer Coghill (25/01/1852 – 22/01/1879) at Fugitive’s Drift, below Itchiane Hill. Photograph by Ian Uys. More information on the deaths of these two recipients at Rorke’s Drift … Continue reading

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Henry Cecil Dudgeon D’Arcy VC.

Henry Cecil Dudgeon D’Arcy (11/08/1850  – 10/1881) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 3 July 1879 at Ulundi, South Africa during the Zulu War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 10 October 1879, Issue: 24769, Page: 5830, … Continue reading

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