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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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John R.M. Chard VC

John Rouse Merriott Chard (21/12/1847 – 01/11/1897) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Zulu war at Rorke’s Drift in 1879. The Citation reads: “For gallant conduct at the Defence of Rorke’s Drift, 22nd and 23rd … Continue reading

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