Gunner Isaac Lodge

' Q '  Battery Royal Horse Artillery

31st March 1900
Gunner Isaac Lodge VC
    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.


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