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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : WEST LONDON

Name James,
CHAMPION
Thomas Joseph,
CREAN
Frederick,
HITCH
Peter,
LEITCH
Rank Troop Sergeant-Major Major Private Colour-Sergeant
Force 8th Hussars,
( The King's Royal Irish )
1st Imperial Light Horse ( Natal ) 24th Regiment
( South Wales Borderers )
Corps of Royal Engineers
VC won Indian Mutiny,
8 September 1858
Boer War,
18 December 1901
Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
Crimea,
18 June 1855
London Gaz 20 January 1860 11 February 1902 2 May 1879 2 June 1858
Born Hammersmith, W London,
1834
Dublin,
19 april 1873
Edmonton, Middlesex,
29 November 1856
Orwell, Kinross,
1820
Died 4 May 1904,
Hammersmith
25 March 1923,
Mayfair, Central London
6 January 1913,
Ealing, W London
6 December 1892,
Fulham, SW London
Grave Hammersmith Cemetery,
( grave not marked )
St Mary's RC Cemetery, Kensal Rise St Nicholas's Churchyard, Old Chiswick
( headstone repaired in 1998 )
Hammersmith Cemetery
( grave not marked - cemetery levelled )
Location
of VC
Queen's Royal Hussars Museum, Eastbourne Army Medical Services Museum, Aldershot South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham
Remarks MSM DSO None

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Name Sir Luke,
O'CONNOR
Lord Henry Hugh Manvers,
PERCY
James Henry,
REYNOLDS
James Reynolds,
ROBERTS
Rank Major-General Lieutenant-General Lieutenant-Colonel Private
Force 23rd Regiment,
( Royal Welch Fusiliers )
3rd Bn Grenadier Guards Army Medical Department 9th Lancers ( The Queen's Royal )
VC won Alma & Sebastopol, Crimea,
20 September 1854
8 September 1855
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
Bolundshadur, Indian Mutiny,
28 September 1857
London Gaz 24 February 1857 5 May 1857 17 June 1879 24 December 1858
Born Elphine, Co Roscommon, Ireland,
20 January 1831
Cobham, Surrey,
22 August 1817
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin,
3 February 1844
Bow, East London,
1826
Died 1 February 1915,
Picadilly, Central London
3 December 1877,
London
4 March 1932,
Victoria, SW London
1 August 1859,
Marylebone, Central London
Grave St Mary's RC Cemetery, Kensal Rise St Nicholas Chapel, Westminster Abbey
( Northumberland vault )
St Mary's RC Cemetery, Kensal Rise Old Paddington Cemetery
( common ground - grave not marked )
Location
of VC
Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon Alnwick Castle, Northumberland Army Medical Services Museum, Aldershot 9th / 12th Royal Lancers RHQ, Derby
Remarks KCB KCB None None

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