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George Albert Ravenhill
Birth: Feb. 21, 1872
Death: Apr. 14, 1921

Boer War Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private in the Royal Scots Fusiliers, British Army. On December 15, 1899, at Colenso, Africa, Private Ravenhill went from his sheltered position under enemy fire as one of the escort to the guns. He assisted the officers and drivers who were trying to withdraw a number of guns when the detachments serving them had all been killed and wounded. He also helped to limber up one of the guns which was saved after he was wounded. For gallantry in action, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal on June 4, 1901. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Witton Cemetery
Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham
West Midlands, England
Plot: Section 47, Grave 08654
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Record added: Oct 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7954659
George Albert Ravenhill
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