George Edward Nurse, VC. Second Boer War, Battle of Colenso , 1899(Aged 23).Corporal in the 66th Battery,Royal Field Artillery. B. Enniskillen 1876. D. Liverpool 1945. CITATION :Corporal Nurse assisted Lieutenant Roberts & Captain Congreve in an attempt to rescue the guns of the 14th & 66th batteries.All three running through heavy shell & rifle fire.
Driver Frederick Luke of West Tytherley was Decorated by His Majesty King George V on the 1st of December 1914 at Locon near Bethune. At Le Cateau on August 26th, 1914, as volunteers, he and Job Drain saved their guns from falling into the hands of the enemy, although it was at the time under heavy fire from hostile infantry, who were only 100 yards away.