Private John Barry VC - 1st Bn, Royal Irish Regiment


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA

Name John,
BARRY
William Anderson,
BLOOMFIELD
Oswald Austin,
REID
John Francis David,
SHAUL
Rank Private Major Major Bugle Major
Force 1st Bn, Royal Irish Regiment South African Scout Corps ( Van Deventer's Scouts ) 1st Bn, King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment 1st Bn, Highland Light Infantry
VC won Monument Hill, 2nd Boer War,
7 - 8 January 1901
Mlali, German East Africa,
24 August 1916
Dailah River, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
8 - 10 March 1917
Battle of Margesfontein, 2nd Boer War,
11 December 1899
London Gaz 8 August 1902 30 December 1916 8 June 1917 28 September 1900
Born Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny, Ireland,
1 February 1873
Edinburgh, Scotland,
30 January 1873
Johannesburg,
2 November 1893
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
11 September 1873
Died 8 January 1901,
Monument Hill, Belfast
12 May 1954,
Ermelo
27 October 1920,
Johannesburg
16 September 1953,
Boksburg
Grave Belfast Cemetery, E of Johannesburg Ermelo Cemetery Braamfontein Cemetery, Johannesburg
( image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )
Old Cemetery Boksburg
( image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None None None None

TRANSVAAL

Name David Reginald,
YOUNGER



Rank Captain


Force 1st Bn, Gordon Highlanders


VC won Krugersdorp, 2nd Boer War,
11 July 1900



London Gaz 8 August 1902


Born Edinburgh, Scotland,
17 March 1871



Died 11 July 1900,
Lechochoek, Nr Krugersdorp



Grave Krugersdorp Cemetery
( image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )



Location
of VC
Not publicly held


Remarks None


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