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VC442   John David Francis Shaul

BORN   11 September 1873

DIED   14 September 1953   AGE   80

VC Won   11 December 1899   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Battle of Magersfontein

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   John David Francis Shaul   No.    

VC Issue No.   442   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Highland Light Infantry

Later   Royal Highland Fusiliers

Now   2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Bugle Major

Place Of Birth   King's Lynn, Norfolk, England

Place Of Death   Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   Old Cemetery, Commissioner Street, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   28 September 1900

VC Presented   11 August 1901, Duke of York (later King George V), Natal, South Africa


Headstone, Old Cemetery, Commissioner Street, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa

By The Way…

When he left the army, he returned and settled in South Africa

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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