Private Edward Lawson V.C

London Gazette, 20th May, 1898

"Edward Lawson, Private, The Gordon Highlanders. Date of Act of Bravery: 20th October, 1897. During the attack on the Dargai Heights on the 20th October, 1897, Private Lawson carried Lieut. K. Dingwall, The Gordon Highlanders (who was wounded and unable to move), out of a heavy fire, and subsequently returned and brought in Private McMillan being himself wounded in two places."


Return to VC Citations