The South Wales Borderers Museum
( 24th Regiment of Foot )

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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
Sergeant William Wilson ALLAN 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Rorke's Drift )
Private David BELL 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment
Major Gonville BROMHEAD 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Rorke's Drift )
Brigadier General Edward Stevenson BROWNE 1st Bn, 24th Regiment
General Sir Alexander COBBE Indian Army. att'd King's African Rifles
Lieutenant Neville Josiah COGHILL 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Isandhlwana )
Private William GRIFFITHS 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment
Private Frederick HITCH 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Rorke's Drift )
Sergeant Alfred Henry HOOK 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Rorke's Drift )
Major General Dudley Graham JOHNSON South Wales Borderers
att'd 2nd Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment
Private William JONES 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Rorke's Drift )
Lieutenant Teignmouth MELVILL 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Isandhlwana )
Co Sergeant Major Ivor REES 11th Bn, South Wales Borderers
Sergeant John WILLIAMS 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment ( Rorke's Drift )
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 West Midlands Regiment T.A. Centre, Sheldon
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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6 December 2013