Major General Thomas de Courcy Hamilton VC - 68th Regiment ( Durham Light Infantry )




Durham Light Infantry Medal Collection

Palace Green Library
Durham University
Stockton Road
Durham
DH1 3LE




The Durham Light Infantry Museum situated at Arkley Heads, Durham City, has now permanently closed owing to funding difficulties. The regimental medal collection, including the Victoria Cross collection, has been placed on loan to the Palace Green Library situated in Durham University. The medal collection is not on display but can be accessed by appointment.


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The following Victoria Crosses are on loan to the Palace Green Library
Rank First Name Last Name Durham Light Infantry Medal Collection
Brigadier General Roland Boys BRADFORD 9th Bn, Durham Light Infantry
Private Michael HEAVISIDE 15th Bn, Durham Light Infantry
Captain Arthur Moore LASCELLES 3rd Bn, Durham Light Infantry
Sergeant John MURRAY 68th Regiment ( Durham Light Infantry )
Private Adam Herbert WAKENSHAW * 9th Bn, Durham Light Infantry
2nd Lieutenant Frederick YOUENS * 13th Bn, Durham Light Infantry
Private Thomas YOUNG * 9th Bn, Durham Light Infantry
* = VC Only


Location of other Durham Light Infantry VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Captain Richard Wallace ANNAND Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Sergeant John BYRNE Museum of London
Major General Thomas de Courcy HAMILTON Not publicly held
Lance Sergeant Thomas KENNY Not publicly held

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5 February 2017