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

Redoubt Fortress
Royal Parade
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN22 7AQ




The merging of two Hussar Museums is underway 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 Queen's Royal Hussars Museum based in a newly acquired building in Warwick due to be opened in 2018.


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

Location of the 4th Hussars VC
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Private Samuel PARKES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum

Location of 8th Hussars VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Captain Clement Walker HENEAGE Not publicly held
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