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Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklejohn VC

Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklejohn (27/11/1870 – 04/07/1913) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions the at Elandslaagte during the Anglo Boer War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 20 July 1900, Issue: 27212, Page: 4509, reads: “The … Continue reading

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David Reginald Younger VC.

Capt. David Reginald Younger was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his deeds during an attack near Krugersdorp on 11 July 1900, during the Anglo Boer War.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 August 1902, Issue: 27462, Page: 5085 … Continue reading

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