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VC183   John Ryan

BORN   1823

DIED   4 March 1858  AGE   34

VC Won  26 September 1857   AGE   34

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   John Ryan   No.    

VC Issue No.   183   Awards   VC   

Regiment   1st Madras Fusiliers

Later   Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Place Of Death   Cawnpore, India

Buried/Location Ashes  Old British Cemetery, Cawnpore (Kanpur), Uttar Pradesh, India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 June 1858

VC Presented   1858, Lieutenant-General Sir J Outram, India


By The Way…

He lies in the confines of the cemetery in an unmarked grave

VC Held By

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



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Indian Mutiny