The barracks is named in honour of James Langley Dalton, a Victoria Cross winner at the Rorke's Drift Mission Station, Natal, South Africa, in January 1879. Dalton was a member of the Army Commissary Corps, a predecessor of the Royal Logistic Corps. Eleven Victoria Crosses were awarded for this action. The Army now uses the base form two regiment of the Royal Logistic Corps, the 3 and 4 Regiments that support the 1st Division.
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