Both of these courageous men, Lance Corporal William Hewitt VC and Lt Reginald Hayward VC , were from Natal. Hewitt ( 2 Batt SA Light Infantry)won his VC for gallantry at Zevenkote at the 3rd Battle of Ypres in 1917 and Lt Hayward, Ist Batt. Wiltshires at the Somme in 1918

Images : ‘Victorian & Edwardian Natal’ – Published by Shuter and Shuter – 1982

Not Forgotten.

Lance Corporal William Hewitt VC
Lt Reginald Frederick Hayward VC
Commemorating Victoria Cross Recipients from Natal