Raymond Harvey Lodge Joseph de Montmorency [1867-1900]
Victoria CrossOn 2 September 1898 at the Battle of Khartoum, Sudan, after the charge, Lieutenant De Montmorency returned to help a second lieutenant who was lying surrounded by a great many Dervishes. The lieutenant drove the Dervishes off and, finding that the officer was dead, put the body on his horse which then broke away. Another lieutenant, P.A. Kenna, and a corporal then came to his assistance and he was able to rejoin the regiment which had begun to open fire on the enemy.

Although he survived this encounter, Raymond was to die far from his home at Dewlish House fighting the Boers at the other end of Africa.

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