Captain Clement Heneage VC - 8th ( King's Royal Irish ) Hussars




4th ( Queen's Own ) Hussars
8th ( King's Royal Irish ) Hussars




The merging of two Hussar Museums has been completed comprising the Queen's Royal Irish Hussars Museum ( Eastbourne ) and the Queen's Own Hussars Museum ( Warwick ). The name of the newly merged Museum will be called The Museum of the Queen's Royal Hussars based in a newly acquired building in Warwick.


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The following Victoria Cross is held by the Queen's Royal Hussars Museum, Warwick
Rank First Name Last Name Queen's Royal Hussars Museum
Indian Mutiny ( 1857 - 1858 )
Troop Sgt Major James CHAMPION 8th ( King's Royal Irish ) Hussars

Location of the 4th Hussars VC
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Crimean War ( 1854 - 1856 )
Private Samuel PARKES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum

Location of 8th Hussars VCs
Indian Mutiny ( 1857 - 1858 )
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Captain Clement Walker HENEAGE Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Farrier George HOLLIS Not publicly held
Sergeant John PEARSON Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Sergeant Joseph WARD Not publicly held

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10 May 2016