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  • Grave of John Fielding VC at Llanfihangel Llantarnam Church

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This is the gravestone of John Fielding VC at Llanfihangel Llantarnam church near Cwmbran. John Fielding served as Private John Williams of B Company, 2/ 24th regiment and won the Victoria Cross at the defence of Rorkes Drift 22nd-23rd Jan 1879. He died in 1932 aged 75 years. He was the last surviving Rorkes Drift VC. The gravestone was erected by the South Wales Borderers.

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