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Matthew Meiklejohn of the Gordon Highlanders, recipient of the Victoria Cross. Lost an arm at the Battle of Elandslaagte in the second Boer War 1899. A Londoner-born – in Clapham – his plaque can be found at Hyde Park Barracks…
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