Private James Pitts
1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment

6th January 1900
    Private R. Scott and Private J. Pitts.;  During the attack on Caesar's Camp, in Natal, on the 6th January 1903, these two men occupied a sangar, on the left of which all our men had been shot down and their positions occupied by Boers, and held their post for fifteen hours without food or water, all the time under an extremely heavy fire, keeping up their fire and a smart look-out, though the Boers occupied some sangars on their immediate left rear. Private Scott, was wounded." [London Gazette, 26 July, 1901]



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