John Danaher

Nourse's Horse

16th January 1881

Trooper John Danaher, Nourse's Horse

(Boer Revolt 1880-81)

(Joint citation with James Murray)

For their gallant conduct during an engagement with the Boers at Elandsfontein on the 16th January, 1881, in advancing for 500 yards, under a very heavy fire from a party of about 60 Boers, to bring out of action a private of the 21st Foot who had been severely wounded ;  in attempting which Lance-Corporal Murray was himself severely wounded.



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