The Victoria Cross was
awarded to this gunner for his heroic bravery in saving the guns
at Korn Spruit, a description of which is given in the sketch of
Major Phipps-Hornby (V.C.).
Isaac Lodge was born at Great
Canfield on May 6, 1866, enlisted in the R.G.A. on December 29,
1888, and transferred to the Royal Horse Artillery in February,
1889 ; posted to " B " Battery, and transferred five years later
to the now historic " Q " Battery. During the early days of the
war, he saw very active service in Cape Colony, Transvaal, and
Orange Free State, including the relief of Kimberley, and the
bombardment of the victors of Magersfontein at he was awarded
the Queen's medal and four clasps.