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.

The grave of Frederic Brooks Dugdale VC.


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