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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 … 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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