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  • Alfred George Drake VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Drake was born in December 1893 in Mile End, Stepney, London to Robert and Mary Ann Drake. He was 21 years old, and a corporal in the 8th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, British Army during the First World War, and was awarded the VC for his actions on 23 November 1915, near La Brique, Belgium. He was killed in his VC action.

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  • In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 23rd November, 1915 as Corporal of the Prince Consort's Own (Rifle Brigade) during the First World War. Posthumously awarded.