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William Temple VC

William Temple VC

Walford VC

Walford VC

Reed VC

Reed VC

Corporal Nurse of the Royal Field Artillery, awarded the Victoria Cross for his conduct in attempting to rescue the guns during the Battle of Colenso on 15th December 1899 during the Boer War

Corporal Nurse of the Royal Field Artillery, awarded the Victoria Cross for his conduct in attempting to rescue the guns during the Battle of Colenso on 15th December 1899 during the Boer War

Capt. Douglas Reynolds VC, 83rd Bgde RFA. B. Bristol 20.9.1882|23.2.1916. On 26.8.1914, at Le Cateau, Capt. Reynolds took 2 teams, to recapture 2 British guns under heavy German artillery & infantry fire. Although the enemy was within 100 yds he managed, with the help of 2 drivers to get 1 gun away safely. On 9|9, at Pysloup, he discovered a battery which was holding up the advance & silenced it. For these, he was awarded the VC & promoted Major. Later wounded in action, died at Le Touquet

Capt. Douglas Reynolds VC, 83rd Bgde RFA. B. Bristol 20.9.1882|23.2.1916. On 26.8.1914, at Le Cateau, Capt. Reynolds took 2 teams, to recapture 2 British guns under heavy German artillery & infantry fire. Although the enemy was within 100 yds he managed, with the help of 2 drivers to get 1 gun away safely. On 9|9, at Pysloup, he discovered a battery which was holding up the advance & silenced it. For these, he was awarded the VC & promoted Major. Later wounded in action, died at Le Touquet

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.

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.

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