Sergeant John Pearson VC - 8th ( King's Royal Irish ) Hussars




The Museum of The Queen's Royal Hussars - Churchill's Own
incorporating:

Queen's Royal Irish Hussars Museum
( ex - Redoubt Fortress, Eastbourne )

Queen's Own Hussars Museum
( ex - Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick )

Trinity Mews
Priory Road
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4NA




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 is to be called the Queen's Royal Hussars Museum based in a newly acquired building in Warwick, due to be opened in 2019.


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

Location of the 4th ( Queen's Own ) Hussars VC
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Private Samuel PARKES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum

Location of the 8th ( King's Royal Irish ) 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

Location of the 7th ( Queen's Own) Hussars VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Cornet William George BANKES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Charles Craufurd FRASER Not publicly held

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17 June 2018