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James Craig VC.

The grave of Colour Sergeant James Craig VC. may be found in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Valley Road, South End, Port Elizabeth. Google Earth co-ordinates for the grave are: 33° 57.936’S; 25° 37.561’E. Special thanks to Ronnie Lovemore for his perseverance … Continue reading

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James Langley Dalton VC.

James Langley Dalton (1833 – 07/01/1887) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Rorke’s Drift on the night of the 22nd January 1879 The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 18 November 1879, Issue: 24784, Page: 6494, reads:  “Commissariat and Transport … Continue reading

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