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VC178   Thomas Duffy

BORN   1806

DIED   24 December 1868  AGE   62

VC Won  26 September 1857   AGE   51

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Thomas Duffy   No.    

VC Issue No.   178   Awards   VC   

Regiment   1st Madras Fusiliers

Later   Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Caulry (possibly Colehill), near Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Place Of Death   Upper Dorset Street, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Glasnevin Cemetery (Prospect Cemetery), Finglas Road, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   The Garden Section (Dublin Section E), Row Zb, Grave 8 1/2

Gazetted   18 June 1858

VC Presented   1859, Lieutenant-Colonel M Beresford, Mysore, India


P  Memorial stone, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin

By The Way…

Stone refurbished and plaque installed September 2011

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



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