- Name: John DANAHER
- D.O.B: 15th May, 1860
- D.O.A: 16th Jan, 1881
- D.O.D: 9th Jan, 1919
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Trooper, Nourse’s Horse
- Book: The Complete History - Volume 1
For their gallant conduct during an engagement with the Boers at Elandsfontein on the 16th January, 1881, in advancing for 500 yards, undera very heavy fire from a party ofabout 60 Boers, to bring out of action a private of the 21st Foot who had been severely wounded; in attempting which Lance-Corporal Murray was himself severely wounded.