Sgt George Nurse VC, c1900

Sergeant Nurse was one of nine RA recipients of the VC in the Boer War. The Royal Artillery have had 62 VCs in all:

9 in the Crimean War,
18 in the Indian Mutiny,
3 in the Third Maori War (1863-6),
2 in the Second Afghan War (1878-80),
1 in the Sudan (1885),
9 in the South African War (1899-02),
17 in World War 1,
3 in World War 2.

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by Stephen Luscombe