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VC470   Isaac Lodge

BORN  6 May 1866

DIED   18 June 1923   AGE   57

VC Won   31 March 1900   AGE   33

Place VC Won   Korn Spruit, Sanna’s Post

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Isaac Lodge  No.      Elected By Regiment

VC Issue No.   470   Awards   VC  

Regiment   Royal Horse Artillery, 'Q' Battery


Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won   Gunner

Rank End Of Career   Bombardier

Place Of Birth   Great Canfield, near Dunmow, Essex, England

Place Of Death   Hyde Park, London, England (where he was gatekeeper)

Buried/Location Ashes   Hendon Cemetery, Holders Hill Road, Hendon, London


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section D9, Grave 21820

Gazetted   26 June 1900

VC Presented   28 October 1900 by Commander in Chief, South Africa, Lord Roberts VC during a tour of inspection in Pretoria, South Africa


P  Headstone, Hendon Cemetery, Holders Hill Road, Hendon, London

P  Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London         

Small memorial plaque, St Marys Churchyard, Great Canfield, Essex

By The Way…

He was a gamekeeper in Essex, before joining the army

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



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