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VC12   Thomas Grady

BORN  18 September 1831

DIED   18 May 1891  AGE   59

VC Won 18 October 1854  AGE 23

Place VC Won  Sebastopol, Crimea

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   Thomas Grady   No.              

VC Issue No.   12   Awards   VC   DCM

Regiment   4th Regiment

Later   King's Own Royal Border Regiment

Now   The Duke Of Lancaster’s Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Cheddah, Co. Galway, Ireland

Place Of Death   Immigrants Home, St Kilda, Drysdale, Victoria, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes  Melbourne General Cemetery, Princes Highway, Springvale, Victoria, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   21 May 1891      

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   RC Section, Block S, Grave 891

Gazetted 23 June 1857

VC Presented   26 June 1857 by Queen Victoria at Hyde Park, London, England


Headstone Melbourne General Cemetery, Princes Highway, Springvale, Victoria, Australia

P  Memorial at the Priory, Lancaster, Lancashire

By The Way…

Born O'Grady

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



VC 11 VC 13

A private in the Kings Own he carried out repair work to the breastwork of the sailors battery, on another occasion refused evacuation until after a Russian attack had been repulsed.

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