Private Patrick Donohoe VC - 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers




Royal Lancers
( Queen Elizabeths' Own )

9th / 12th Royal Lancers Museum
( Prince of Wales's )
incorporating:

9th, ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
12th, Royal Lancers ( Prince of Wales's )

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 1BS




On the 1st May 2015 the 9th / 12th Royal Lancers amalgamated with the Queen's Royal Lancers to form the Royal Lancers. As well as the 9th / 12th Royal Lancers Museum in Derby there is a sister regimental Museum, the Queen's Royal Lancers Museum, based in Thoresby, Nottinghamshire.

On the 5th April 2017 Queen Elizabeth II, who is the Royal Lancers colonel-in-chief, renamed the cavalry regiment the "Royal Lancers ( Queen Elizabeths' Own )".


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The following Victoria Crosses are held by the 9th / 12th Lancers Museum
Rank First Name Last Name 9th / 12th Royal Lancers Museum
Lance Corporal William GOATE 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
Sergeant Robert KELLS ( loan ) 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
Reg Sergeant Major David RUSHE ( loan ) 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
Sergeant Major David SPENCE 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
Captain Francis Octavus GRENFELL ** 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
Private James Reynolds ROBERTS ** 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers

** On loan from the Regimental RHQ of the 9th / 12th Lancers


Location of other 9th Lancer VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Lieutenant Colonel Lord William BERESFORD Not publicly held
Private Patrick DONOHOE Not publicly held
Private John FREEMAN Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Private Thomas HANCOCK Not publicly held
Lieutenant Henry HARTIGAN Not publicly held
Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Stowell JONES Not publicly held
Private Robert NEWELL Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Private John PURCELL Not publicly held

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9 April 2017