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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : BROMPTON CEMETERY, SOUTH WEST LONDON

Name William Martin,
CAFE
Joseph John,
FARMER
Alfred Kirke,
FFRENCH
Sir Charles Crauford,
FRASER
Rank General Corporal Captain Lieutenant-General
Force 56th Bengal Native Infantry Army Hospital Corps 53rd Regiment
(later The King's Shropshire Light Infantry)
7th Hussars, (Queen's Own)
VC won Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858
Majuba Hill, South Africa,
27 February 1881
Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857 *
Indian Mutiny,
31 December 1858
London Gaz 17 February 1860 16 May 1881 24 December 1858 8 November 1860
Born London,
26 March 1826
Clerkenwell, C London,
5 May 1855
Meerut, India,
25 February 1835
London,
31 August 1829
Died 6 August 1906,
South Kensington, SW London
30 June 1930,
Northwood, Middlesex
29 December 1872,
Chiswick, W London
7 June 1895,
West London
Grave Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, Chelsea Army Medical Services Museum, Aldershot King's Shropshire Light Infantry Museum, Shrewsbury Not publicly held
Remarks None Headstone a boulder from South Africa * Elected by the regiment KCB

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TABLE-2 : BROMPTON CEMETERY, SOUTH WEST LONDON

Name Thomas,
HANCOCK
John,
HARRISON
William,
HOPE
Sir Frederick Francis,
MAUDE
Rank Corporal Boatswain's Mate Colonel General
Force 9th Lancers Royal Navy (Naval Brigade) 7th Regiment
(later The Royal Fusiliers)
3rd Regiment
(later The East Kent Regiment)
VC won Indian Mutiny,
18 June 1857
Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857
Crimea,
18 June 1855
Crimea,
5 September 1855
London Gaz 15 January 1858 24 December 1858 5 May 1857 24 February 1857
Born Kensington, W London,
July 1823
Castleborough, Co Wexford, Ireland,
24 January 1832
Edinburgh,
12 April 1834
Lisnadill, Co Armagh, N Ireland,
20 December 1821
Died 12 March 1871,
Westminster Workhouse, C London
27 December 1865,
West London
17 December 1909,
Chelsea, SW London
20 June 1897,
Torquay, Devon
Grave Brompton Cemetery
(Common grave, not marked)
Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery
Location
of VC
Not publicly held National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London Not publicly held
Remarks None None None GCB

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TABLE-3 : BROMPTON CEMETERY, SOUTH WEST LONDON

Name Samuel,
PARKES
Richard,
WADESON
Reginald Alexander John,
WARNEFORD
Francis,
WHEATLEY
Rank Private Colonel Flight Sub-Lieutenant Private
Force 4th Light Dragoons
(later 4th Hussars, Queen's Own)
75th Regiment
(later The Gordon Highlanders)
1 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service 1st Bn The Rifle Brigade
VC won Crimea,
25 October 1854 *
Indian Mutiny,
18 July 1857
Over Ghent, Belgium,
7 June 1915
Crimea,
12 October 1854
London Gaz 24 February 1857 24 December 1858 11 June 1915 24 February 1857
Born Wiggington, Staffordshire,
September 1815
Lancaster, Lancashire,
31 July 1826
Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, India,
15 October 1891
Ruddington, Nottinghamshire,
1826
Died 15 November 1864,
Hyde Park, London
24 January 1885,
Royal Hospital, Chelsea
17 June 1915,
British Military Hospital, Versailles, France
21 May 1865,
Westminster, London
Grave Brompton Cemetery
(Headstone erected May 1999)
Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery
(headstone erected 30 March 2001)
Location
of VC
Queen's Royal Hussars RHQ Gordon Highlanders Museum, Aberdeen Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Somerset Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester
Remarks * Charge of the Light Brigade None None DCM

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