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VC452   Horace Edward Ramsden

BORN  15 December 1878

DIED   3 August 1948   AGE   69

VC Won   26 December 1899   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Game Tree, near Mafeking

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Horace Edward Ramsden  No.   

VC Issue No.   452   Awards   VC   

Regiment   South African Forces, Protectorate Regiment (North West Cape Colony)


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Trooper

Rank End Of Career   Trooper

Place Of Birth   Chester, Cheshire, England

Place Of Death   Avenue Hotel, Fish Hoek, near Simonstown, Cape Colony, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, South Africa

Cremated   Maitland Crematorium, Woltemade, Cape Town, South Africa

Date Buried/Cremated   5 August 1948

Headstone   Ashes removed   Plot/Grave no.   Removed by undertaker

Gazetted   6 July 1900

VC Presented   28 October 1900 by Commander in Chief, South Africa, Lord Roberts VC during a tour of inspection in Pretoria, South Africa


By The Way…

The second VC awarded for the saving of a brother's life

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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