SERGEANT (LATER LIEUTENANT) J. ROGERS, VC, OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTABULARY. SERGEANT ROGERS WAS ...

Place Africa: South Africa
Accession Number 042688
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
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SERGEANT (LATER LIEUTENANT) J. ROGERS, VC, OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTABULARY. SERGEANT ROGERS WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AGAINST THE BOERS AT THABA 'NAHU DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR. HE RESCUED AN OFFICER AND FOUR MEN UNDER HEAVY FIRE WHEN A SMALL REARGUARD WAS SUDDENLY ATTACKED BY A LARGE FORCE OF THE ENEMY.

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