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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : CO DURHAM

Name Charles,
ANDERSON
Frederick William,
DOBSON
Michael Wilson,
HEAVISIDE
Thomas,
KENNY
Rank Corporal Lance-Corporal Private Lance-Sergeant
Force 2nd Dragoon Guards 2nd Bn Coldstream Guards 15th Bn The Durham Light Infantry 13th Bn The Durham Light Infantry
VC won Jamo, Oudh, Indian Mutiny,
8 October 1858
Chavonne, France,
28 September 1914
Fontaine-les-Croiselles, France,
6 May 1917
La Houssoie, France,
4 November 1915
London Gaz 11 November 1862 9 December 1914 8 June 1917 7 December 1915
Born Liverpool,
1827
Ovingham,
9 November 1886
Durham City,
20 October 1880
South Wingate,
4 April 1882
Died 19 April 1899,
Seaham Harbour
13 November 1935,
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
26 April 1939,
Craghead
29 November 1948,
South Wingate
Grave Princess Road Cemetery, Seaham Harbour
( headstone erected 1989 )
Ryton & Crawcrook Cemetery
( headstone erected March 1986 )
St Thomas's Churchyard, Craghead
( headstone erected 1999 )
Wheatley Hill Cemetery
( headstone erected 1994 )
Location
of VC
Queen's Dragoon Guards RHQ, Cardiff Coldstream Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham Not publicly held
Remarks None None None Killed in a mining accident

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Name William,
MCNALLY
Michael,
MURPHY
Thomas,
YOUNG

Rank Sergeant Farrier-Major Private
Force 8th Bn The Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn Military Train 9th Bn The Durham Light Infantry
VC won Piave & Vazzola, Italy,
27 & 29 October 1918
Azimgurth, Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858 *
Bucquoy, France,
25 - 31 March 1918

London Gaz 14 December 1918 27 May 1859 4 June 1918
Born Murton,
16 December 1894
Cahir, Co Tipperary, Ireland,
1832
Boldon,
28 January 1895

Died 5 January 1976,
Murton
4 April 1893
Darlington
15 October 1966,
Whickham

Grave Tyne & Wear Crematorium, Sunderland North Road Municipal Cemetery, Darlington St Patrick's Cemetery, High Spen
Location
of VC
Green Howards Museum, Richmond RHQ RCT / RASC Officers' Mess, Camberley Durham Light Infantry Museum
Remarks MM * Forfeit of VC in 1872 for theft None

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