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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : IRELAND


CO DONEGAL CO GALWAY CO KILDARE CO KILKENNY CO LIMERICK
CO LONGFORD CO MAYO CO MEATH CO MONAGHAN CO OFFALY
CO SLIGO CO TIPPERARY CO WATERFORD CO WESTMEATH CO WEXFORD


TABLE-1 : CO DONEGAL / CO GALWAY / CO KILKENNY

Name James,
DUFFY
George,
GARDINER
Thomas,
LAUGHNAN
Robert,
JOHNSTON
Rank Private Colour-Sergeant Gunner Major
Force 6th Bn The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 57th Regiment,
( Middlesex Regiment )
Bengal Artillery Imperial Light Horse ( Natal )
South Africa Forces
VC won Kereina Peak, Palestine,
27 December 1917
Sebastopol, Crimea,
22 March 1855
Relief of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
14 to 22 November 1857 *
Elandslaagte, 2nd Boer War,
21 October 1899
London Gaz 26 February 1918 2 June 1858 24 February 1858 12 February 1901
Born Gweedore, Co Donegal,
17 November 1889
Gelwellen, Co Down, N Ireland,
1821
Kilmadaugh, Co Galway,
August 1824
Laputa, Co Donegal,
13 August 1872
Died 7 April 1969,
Letterkenny, Co Donegal
17 November 1891,
Lifford, Co Donegal
23 July 1864,
Co Galway
24 March 1970,
Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny
Grave Conwal Cemetery, Letterkenny, Co Donegal Clouleigh Churchyard, Lifford, Co Donegal Burial site unknown
No trace of death/burial in Ireland from 1862 to 1874
St Mary's Churchyard, Inistiogne, Co Kilkenny
Location
of VC
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Museum, Enniskillen Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment & Queen's Regiment RHQ, Canterbury Royal Artillery ( Battery ) Not publicly held
Remarks None DCM * Elected by the regiment None

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TABLE-2 : CO KILDARE / CO LIMERICK

Name John,
LYONS
Harry,
RAMAGE
Joseph,
BRADSHAW

Rank Corporal Sergeant Corporal
Force 19th Regiment,
( Yorkshire Regiment )
2nd Dragoons,
( Royal Scots Greys )
2nd Bn The Rifle Brigade
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
10 June 1855
Balaclava, Crimea,
26 October 1854
Sebastopol, Crimea,
22 April 1855

London Gaz 24 February 1857 2 June 1858 24 February 1857
Born Carlow, Co Carlow,
1824
Morningside, Edinburgh,
1827
Dromkeen, Co Limerick,
1835

Died 20 April 1867,
Naas, Co Kildare
29 December 1859,
Newbridge, Co Kildare
29 August 1893,
St Johns, Limerick, Co Limerick

Grave Location of grave unknown,
despite numerous searches
Newbridge Cemetery, Co Kildare
( Common ground - grave not marked )
Burial location unknown.
References indicate St Johns, Co Limerick

Location
of VC
Green Howards Museum, Richmond Scots Greys Museum, Edinburgh Castle Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester
Remarks None None None

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TABLE-3 : CO LONGFORD / CO MAYO / CO MEATH

Name Joseph,
WARD
Cornelius,
COUGHLAN
Patrick,
DONOHOE
Frederick Augustus,
SMITH
Rank Sergeant Sergeant-Major Private Lieutenant-Colonel
Force 8th Hussars,
( King's Royal Irish )
75th Regiment,
( Gordon Highlanders )
9th Lancers, ( Queen's Royal ) 43rd Regiment,
( Ox & Bucks Light Infantry )
VC won Gwalior, Indian Mutiny,
17 June 1858 *
Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
8 June 1857
Bolundshadur, Indian Mutiny,
28 September 1857
Tauranga, New Zealand,
21 June 1864
London Gaz 26 January 1859 11 November 1862 24 December 1858 4 November 1864
Born Kinsale, Co Cork,
1834
Eyrecourt, Co Galway,
27 June 1828
Nenagh, Co Tipperary,
1820
Dublin,
18 November 1826
Died 23 November 1872,
Longford, Co Longford
14 February 1915,
Westport, Co Mayo
16 August 1876,
Ashbourne, Co Meath
22 July 1887,
Breely, Duleek, Co Meath
Grave St John's Churchyard, Longford Town, Co Longford Westport Old Cemetery, Co Mayo,
( grave not marked)
Donaghmore RC Churchyard, Co Meath Duleek Churchyard, Co Meath
( grave not marked )
Location
of VC
Not publicly held National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks * Elected by the regiment None None None

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TABLE-4 : CO MONAGHAN / CO OFFALY / CO SLIGO / CO WATERFORD

Name Thomas,
HUGHES
John,
MURRAY
Martin Joseph,
MOFFAT
Lord Leslie de la Poer,
BERESFORD
Rank Corporal Sergeant Private Lieutenant-Colonel
Force 6th Bn The Connaught Rangers 68th Regiment,
( Durham Light Infantry )
2nd Bn POW Leinster Regiment 9th Lancers
VC won Guillemont, Somme, France,
3 September 1916
Tauranga, New Zealand,
21 June 1864
Ledeghem, Belgium,
14 October 1918
Ulundi, Zululand,
3 July 1879
London Gaz 26 October 1916 4 November 1864 26 December 1918 23 August 1879
Born Coravoo, Co Monaghan,
10 November 1885
Whigsboro, King's County,
February 1837
Sligo,
15 April 1882
Mullaghbrack, Co Armagh, N Ireland,
20 July 1847
Died 4 January 1942,
Bloomfield, Co Monaghan
8 April 1912,
Derrinlough, Co Offaly
5 January 1946,
Drowned off the coast of Sligo
28 December 1900,
Dorking, Surrey
Grave Broomfield Old Cemetery, Co Monaghan,
between Carrickmacross & Castleblaney
Eglish Churchyard, Co Offaly,
( Grave not marked )
Sligo Town Cemetery, Co Sligo Clonagem Churchyard, Co Waterford
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, Chelsea Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None None None KCIE

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TABLE-5 : CO TIPPERARY

Name William,
BRADSHAW
Sir Charles John Stanley,
GOUGH
Thomas Bernard,
HACKETT
John,
MOYNEY
Rank Assistant Surgeon General Lieutenant-Colonel Sergeant
Force 90th Regiment,
( Cameronians, Scottish Rifles )
5th Bengal European Cavalry 23rd Regiment,
( Royal Welch Fusiliers )
2nd Bn Irish Guards
VC won Relief of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
26 September 1857
Various actions, India,
1857
Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
18 November 1857
Ney Copse, Broenbeek, Belgium,
12-13 September 1917
London Gaz 18 June 1858 21 October 1859 12 April 1859 17 October 1917
Born Thurles, Co Tipperary,
12 February 1830
Chittagong, India,
28 January 1832
Riverstown, Co Tipperary,
15 June 1836
Rathdowney, Queen's County,
8 January 1895
Died 9 March 1861,
Thurles, Co Tipperary
6 September 1912,
Clonmel, Co Tipperary
5 October 1880,
Near Arrabeg, Co Offaly
10 November 1980,
Roscrea, Co Tipperary
Grave St Mary's Churchyard, Thurles, Co Tipperary St Patrick's Cemetery, Clonmel, Co Tipperary Lockeen Churchyard, Co Tipperary Roscrea RC Cemetery, Co Tipperary
Location
of VC
Army Medical Services Museum, Aldershot Not publicly held Not publicly held Irish Guards RHQ
Remarks None GCB None None

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TABLE-6 : CO TIPPERARY

Name James,
SOMERS



Rank Sergeant


Force 1st Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers


VC won Gallipoli, Turkey
1-2 July 1915



London Gaz 1 September 1915


Born Belturbet, Co Cavan, Ireland,
12 June 1893



Died 7 May 1918,
Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary



Grave St Kiernan's Churchyard, Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary


Location
of VC
Not publicly held


Remarks None


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TABLE-7 : CO WESTMEATH / CO WEXFORD

Name Abraham,
BOULGER
George Arthur,
BOYD-ROCHFORD
Thomas,
FLINN
Sir John Christopher,
GUISE
Rank Lieutenant-Colonel Captain Drummer Lieutenant-General
Force 84th Regiment,
( York & Lancaster Regiment )
Scots Guards,
( Special Reserve, att'd 1st Bn )
64th Regiment,
( North Staffordshire Regiment )
90th Regiment,
( Cameronians, Scottish Riles )
VC won Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
12 July to 25 September 1857
La Bassee Canal, France,
3 August 1915
Cawnpore, Indian Mutiny,
28 November 1857
Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 & 17 November 1857 *
London Gaz 18 June 1858 1 September 1915 12 April 1859 24 December 1858
Born Kilcullin, Co Kildare,
4 September 1835
Middleton Park, Co Westmeath,
1 January 1880
Athlone, Co Westmeath,
August 1842
Highnam, Gloucestershire,
27 July 1826
Died 23 January 1900,
Moate, Co Westmeath
7 August 1940,
Dublin
10 August 1892,
Athlone Workhouse, Co Westmeath
5 February 1895,
Gorey, Co Wexford
Grave Ballymore Churchyard, Co Westmeath Castletown Old Churchyard, Co Westmeath Cornamagh RC Cemetery, 3 miles from Athlone, Co Westmeath
( Common ground )
Gorey Churchyard, Co Wexford
Location
of VC
York & Lancaster Regiment Museum, Rotherham Scots Guards Reg HQ Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None None None * Elected by the regiment

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