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Herman Albrecht
Birth: 1876
Death: Jan. 6, 1900

2nd Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Burgersdorp, South Africa, he served as a Trooper in the Imperial Light Horses, South African Forces. On January 6, 1900, during the attack on Wagon Hill, at Ladysmith, South Africa, Trooper Albrecht with an officer of the Royal Engineers, led their force on re-occupied position at a critical moment. As they reached the Boers at their strong hold, the leader was shot by the officer and the two others by Trooper Albrecht before he was shot and killed. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross on August 8, 1902. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Ladysmith Cemetery
Ladysmith
uThukela District Municipality
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
 
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Record added: Mar 10, 2005
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Herman Albrecht
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- Gavin Stevenson
 Added: Oct. 3, 2014
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Jun. 1, 2014

- J Spencer
 Added: Mar. 29, 2014
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