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Corporal Albert Curtis VC, 2nd Battalion The East Surrey Regiment, 1902

One of a group of 14 cigarette cards, No 68 from a series of 125, 'VC Heroes - Boer War', 1898-1900. Published by Taddy and Company, 1902.

Curtis was awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery on 23 February 1900 at Onderbank Spruit during the advance on Ladysmith. He attended his commanding officer who was wounded and rescued him from a place of danger.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1984-04-15-14

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1984-04-15-14

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