Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Augustus Smith VC - 43rd Regiment ( Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry )


GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : IRELAND

CO DONEGAL CO GALWAY CO KILKENNY
CO KILDARE CO LIMERICK CO LONGFORD
CO MAYO CO MEATH CO MONAGHAN
CO OFFALY CO SLIGO CO WATERFORD CO WEXFORD

CO DONEGAL / CO GALWAY / CO KILKENNY

Name James,
DUFFY
George,
GARDINER
Thomas,
LAUGHNAN
Robert,
JOHNSTON
Rank Private Colour Sergeant Gunner Major
Force 6th Bn, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 57th Regiment,
( Middlesex Regiment )
Bengal Artillery Imperial Light Horse ( Natal )
South African Forces
VC won Kereina Peak, Palestine,
27 December 1917
Sebastopol, Crimea,
22 March 1855
Relief of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
14 to 22 November 1857 *
Elandslaagte, 2nd Boer War,
21 October 1899
London Gaz 26 February 1918 2 June 1858 24 February 1858 12 February 1901
Born Gweedore, Co Donegal,
17 November 1889
Gelwellen, Co Down, N Ireland,
1821
Kilmadaugh, Co Galway,
August 1824
Laputa, Co Donegal,
13 August 1872
Died 7 April 1969,
Letterkenny, Co Donegal
17 November 1891,
Lifford, Co Donegal
23 July 1864,
Co Galway
24 March 1950,
Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny
Grave Conwal Cemetery, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
( image courtesy Chris Roche )
Clouleigh Churchyard, Lifford, Co Donegal
( image courtesy Chris Roche )
Burial site unknown
No trace of death/burial in Ireland from 1862 to 1874
St Mary's Churchyard, Inistioge, Co Kilkenny
( image courtesy Chris Roche )
Location
of VC
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Museum, Enniskillen Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment RHQ, Canterbury Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Not publicly held
Remarks None DCM * Elected by the regiment None

CO KILDARE / CO LIMERICK / CO LONGFORD

Name John,
LYONS
Henry,
RAMAGE
Joseph,
BRADSHAW
Joseph,
WARD
Rank Corporal Sergeant Corporal Sergeant
Force 19th Regiment,
( Yorkshire Regiment )
2nd Dragoons
( Royal Scots Greys )
2nd Bn, Rifle Brigade 8th ( King's Royal Irish ) Hussars
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
10 June 1855
Balaclava, Crimea,
26 October 1854
Sebastopol, Crimea,
22 April 1855
Gwalior, Indian Mutiny,
17 June 1858 *
London Gaz 24 February 1857 2 June 1858 24 February 1857 26 January 1859
Born Carlow, Co Carlow,
1824
Morningside, Edinburgh,
1827
Dromkeen, Co Limerick,
1835
Kinsale, Co Cork,
1832
Died 20 April 1867,
Naas, Co Kildare
29 December 1859,
Newbridge, Co Kildare
29 August 1893,
St Johns, Limerick, Co Limerick
23 November 1872,
Longford, Co Longford
Grave Location of grave unknown,
despite numerous searches
Newbridge Cemetery, Co Kildare
( Common ground - grave not marked )
Burial location unknown.
References indicate St Johns, Co Limerick
St John's Churchyard, Longford Town, Co Longford
Location
of VC
Green Howards Museum, Richmond Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum, Edinburgh Castle Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Not publicly held
Remarks None None None * Elected by the regiment

CO MAYO / CO MEATH / CO MONAGHAN

Name Cornelius,
COUGHLAN
Patrick,
DONOHOE
Frederick Augustus,
SMITH
Thomas,
HUGHES
Rank Sergeant Major Private Lieutenant Colonel Corporal
Force 75th Regiment,
( Gordon Highlanders )
9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers 43rd ( Monmouthshire ) Regiment,
( Ox & Bucks Light Infantry )
6th Bn, Connaught Rangers
VC won Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
8 June 1857
Bolundshadur, Indian Mutiny,
28 September 1857
Tauranga, New Zealand,
21 June 1864
Guillemont, Somme, France,
3 September 1916
London Gaz 11 November 1862 24 December 1858 4 November 1864 26 October 1916
Born Eyrecourt, Co Galway,
27 June 1828
Nenagh, Co Tipperary,
28 September 1820
Dublin,
18 November 1826
Coravoo, Co Monaghan,
10 November 1885
Died 14 February 1915,
Westport, Co Mayo
16 August 1876,
Ashbourne, Co Meath
22 July 1887,
Breely, Duleek, Co Meath
4 January 1942,
Bloomfield, Co Monaghan
Grave Aughavale Cemetery, Westport, Co Mayo
( image courtesy Chris Roche )
St Patrick's RC Churchyard, Donaghmore, Co Meath
( grave not marked )
St Cianán's Churchyard, Duleek, Co Meath
( Grave not marked in family plot )
Broomfield Old Cemetery, Co Monaghan,
between Carrickmacross & Castleblaney
Location
of VC
National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
National Army Museum, London
Remarks None None None None

CO OFFALY / CO SLIGO / CO WATERFORD / CO WEXFORD

Name John,
MURRAY
Martin Joseph,
MOFFAT
Lord William de la Poer,
BERESFORD
John Christopher,
GUISE
Rank Sergeant Private Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant General
Force 68th Regiment,
( Durham Light Infantry )
2nd Bn, Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers 90th Perthshire Light Infantry,
( Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles ))
VC won Tauranga, New Zealand,
21 June 1864
Ledeghem, Belgium,
14 October 1918
Ulundi, Zululand,
3 July 1879
Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 & 17 November 1857 *
London Gaz 4 November 1864 26 December 1918 23 August 1879 24 December 1858
Born Whigsboro, King's County,
February 1837
Sligo,
15 April 1882
Mullaghbrack, Co Armagh, N Ireland,
20 July 1847
Highnam, Gloucestershire,
27 July 1826
Died 8 April 1912,
Derrinlough, Co Offaly
5 January 1946,
Drowned off the coast of Sligo
28 December 1900,
Dorking, Surrey
5 February 1895,
Gorey, Co Wexford
Grave Eglish Churchyard, Near Fivealley, Co Offaly,
( Grave not marked )
Sligo Town Cemetery, Co Sligo
( image courtesy Chris Roche )
Clonegam Churchyard, Carraghmore House, Co Waterford
( image courtesy Chris Roche )
Gorey Churchyard, Co Wexford
( image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )
Location
of VC
Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None None KCIE * Elected by the regiment

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