Distinguished Conduct Medal (EDV11) group, Corporal (later W.O. Cl.1) 78th Battery. Perhaps the hardest fought battery of the Boer War especially at Hekpoort. 11 July 1900, when many of the gunners and drivers fell casualty and Captains Gordon and Younger of the Gordons rushing forward to help save the guns won a Victoria Cross and a posthumous V.C. respectively


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