Private Samuel Parkes VC - 4th Light Dragoons


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IN : BROMPTON CEMETERY, SOUTH WEST LONDON

Name William Martin,
CAFE
Joseph John,
FARMER
Alfred Kirke,
FFRENCH
Sir Charles Craufurd,
FRASER
Rank General Corporal Captain Lieutenant-General
Force 4th Punjab Infantry, P.I.F.
( ex - 56th Bengal Native Infantry )
Army Hospital Corps 53rd Regiment
( King's Shropshire Light Infantry )
7th ( Queen's Own ) Hussars
VC won Fort Ruhya, Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858
Majuba Hill, South Africa,
27 February 1881
Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857 *
River Raptee, Indian Mutiny,
31 December 1858
London Gaz 17 February 1860 16 May 1881 24 December 1858 8 November 1860
Born London,
23 March 1826
Clerkenwell, London,
5 May 1855
Meerut, India,
25 February 1835
Dublin, Ireland,
31 August 1829
Died 5 August 1906,
South Kensington, SW London
30 June 1930,
Northwood, Middlesex
29 December 1872,
Chiswick, W London
7 June 1895,
West London
Grave Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, London Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett King's Shropshire Light Infantry Museum, Shrewsbury Not publicly held
Remarks None Headstone a boulder from South Africa * Elected by the regiment KCB

BROMPTON CEMETERY, SOUTH WEST LONDON

Name Thomas,
HANCOCK
John,
HARRISON
William,
HOPE
Sir Frederick Francis,
MAUDE
Rank Corporal Boatswain's Mate Colonel General
Force 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers Royal Navy (Naval Brigade) 7th Regiment
( Royal Fusiliers )
3rd Regiment
( East Kent Regiment )
VC won Siege of Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
18 June 1857
Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857
Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 June 1855
Sebastopol, Crimea,
5 September 1855
London Gaz 15 January 1858 24 December 1858 5 May 1857 24 February 1857
Born Kensington, West London,
July 1823
Castleborough, Co Wexford, Ireland,
24 January 1832
Edinburgh,
12 April 1834
Lisnadill, Co Armagh, N Ireland,
20 December 1821
Died 12 March 1871,
Westminster Workhouse, C London
27 December 1865,
West London
17 December 1909,
Chelsea, SW London
20 June 1897,
Torquay, Devon
Grave Brompton Cemetery
( Memorial stone erected October 2011 )
Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery
Location
of VC
Not publicly held National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London Not publicly held
Remarks None None None GCB

BROMPTON CEMETERY, SOUTH WEST LONDON

Name Samuel,
PARKES
Richard,
WADESON
Reginald Alexander John,
WARNEFORD
Francis,
WHEATLEY
Rank Private Colonel Flight Sub Lieutenant Private
Force 4th Light Dragoons
( later 4th ( Queen's Own ) Hussars
75th Regiment
( Gordon Highlanders )
1 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service 2nd Bn, Rifle Brigade
VC won Balaclava, Crimea,
25 October 1854 *
Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
18 July 1857
Over Ghent, Belgium,
7 June 1915
Sebastopol, Crimea,
12 October 1854
London Gaz 24 February 1857 24 December 1858 11 June 1915 24 February 1857
Born Wiggington, Staffordshire,
September 1815
Lancaster, Lancashire,
31 July 1826
Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, India,
15 October 1891
Ruddington, Nottinghamshire,
1826
Died 15 November 1864,
Stanhope Gate, Hyde Park, London
24 January 1885,
Royal Hospital, Chelsea
17 June 1915,
British Military Hospital, Versailles, France
21 May 1865,
Westminster, London
Grave Brompton Cemetery
( headstone erected May 1999 )
Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery Brompton Cemetery
( headstone erected 30 March 2001 )
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Gordon Highlanders Museum, Aberdeen Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Somerset Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester
Remarks * Charge of the Light Brigade None None DCM

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