Anthony Clarke Booth

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VC374   Anthony Clarke Booth

BORN   21 April 1846

DIED   8 December 1899  AGE   53

VC Won  12 March 1879   AGE   32

Place VC Won   Intombi River, Transvaal

War/Campaign  The Zulu War

Name   Anthony Clarke Booth   No.    

VC Issue No.   374   Awards   VC   

Regiment   80th Regiment

Later   South Staffordshire Regiment

Now   Staffordshire Regiment

Rank VC Won   Colour-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Colour-Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Carrington, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Place Of Death   19 William Street, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Michael's Churchyard, Bell Street South, off Church Street, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire

Cremated

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   23 February 1880

VC Presented   26 June 1880, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, St Michael's Churchyard, Bell Street South, off Church Street, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire

P  Named on father’s headstone, St Michael's Churchyard, Bell Street South, off Church Street, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire

P  Named on memorial at Garrison Church of St George, Whittington Barracks, Tamworth Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire      

P  Named on Nottinghamshire Victoria Cross Memorial, Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire


By The Way…

He was a sergeant when he won his VC but next day promoted to colour sergeant to replace a fallen comrade


VC Held By

Museum of the Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's), Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England

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