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  • 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
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 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.  

(The London Gazette of 14 March 1882, Numb. 25084, p. 1130)

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