Captain Angus Buchanan VC MC - 4th Bn, South Wales Borderers


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South Wales Borderers

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The following Victoria Crosses are held by the South Wales Borderers Museum
Rank First Name Last Name South Wales Borderers Museum
Little Andaman Island, Bay of Bengal ( 1867 )
Private David BELL 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Private William GRIFFITHS 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Isandhlwana, Zululand, South Africa ( 22 January 1879 )
Lieutenant Neville Josiah COGHILL 1st Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Lieutenant Teignmouth MELVILL 1st Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Rorke's Drift, Zululand, South Africa ( 22-23 January 1879 )
Sergeant William Wilson ALLAN 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Major Gonville BROMHEAD 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Private Frederick HITCH 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Sergeant Alfred Henry HOOK 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Private William JONES 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Sergeant John WILLIAMS 2nd Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Hoblane, Zululand, South Africa ( 1879 )
Brigadier General Edward Stevenson BROWNE 1st Bn, 24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment
Somaliland, Sudan ( 1902 )
General Sir Alexander COBBE 1st ( Central Africa ) Bn, King's African Rifles
First World War ( 1914 - 1918 )
Major General Dudley Graham JOHNSON South Wales Borderers
att'd 2nd Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment
Co Sergeant Major Ivor REES 11th Bn, South Wales Borderers
Warrant Officer II John Henry WILLIAMS 10th Bn, South Wales Borderers


Location of other 24th Regiment & South Wales Borderers VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Captain Angus BUCHANAN Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Private James COOPER Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Lieutenant Colonel Campbell Mellis DOUGLAS Canadian War Museum, Ottawa
Private James Henry FYNN Bodmin Town Council, Cornwall
Major Lord Edric GIFFORD Not publicly held
Private Robert JONES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Private Thomas MURPHY Not publicly held
Sergeant Albert WHITE Not publicly held

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1 September 2023