Corporal Michael Sleavon VC - Corps of Royal Engineers


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Name Charles,
IRWIN
James,
MCGUIRE
Michael,
SLEAVON

Rank Private Sergeant Corporal
Force 53rd Regiment,
( King's Shropshire Light Infantry )
1st Bengal ( European ) Fusiliers
( Royal Munster Fusiliers )
Corps of Royal Engineers
VC won Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857
Kabul Gate, Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
14 September 1857 *
Jhansi Fort, Indian Mutiny,
3 April 1858

London Gaz 24 December 1858 24 December 1858 11 November 1859
Born Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, Ireland,
1824
Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh,
1827
Magheraculmoney, Co Fermanagh,
1826

Died 8 April 1873,
Newton Butler, Co Fermanagh
Date of death not known 15 August 1902,
Dromard, Co Sligo

Grave St Mark's Churchyard, Magheraveely, Co Fermanagh Location of burial not known Bannagh RC Churchyard, Tubrid, Co Fermanagh
Location
of VC
King's Shropshire Light Infantry Museum, Shrewsbury National Army Museum, London Ballindalloch Castle, Banffshire
Remarks None * Forfeit of VC - 22 December 1862 None

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