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VC485   Alfred Edward Durrant

BORN   4 November 1864

DIED   29 March 1933   AGE   68

VC Won   27 August 1900   AGE   35

Place VC Won   Bergandal

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Alfred Edward Durrant  No.   

VC Issue No.   485   Awards   VC  ISM

Regiment   Rifle Brigade

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   St James's, Westminster, London, England

Place Of Death   Tottenham, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Tottenham Cemetery, White Hart Lane, North London


Date Buried/Cremated   3 April 1933

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Rosery Section, Grave 221

Gazetted   18 October 1901

VC Presented   6 October 1902, Commander in Chief South Africa, Lord Kitchener, Pretoria, South Africa


P  Headstone, Tottenham Cemetery, White Hart Lane, North London

P  Named on Rifle Brigade Role of Fame Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

By The Way…

It was the Prince Consorts Own Rifle Brigade after HRH Prince Albert the Prince Consort, Colonel in Chief of the regiment

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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