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VC190   Richard Fitzgerald

BORN   December 1831

DIED   1884  AGE   53

VC Won  28 September 1857   AGE   25

Place VC Won  Bolundshadur

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Richard Fitzgerald   No.    

VC Issue No.   190   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Horse Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Gunner

Rank End Of Career   Gunner

Place Of Birth   St Finbars, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland

Place Of Death    India

Buried/Location Ashes  Location unknown (possibly buried in the Ghaziabad area), India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 April 1858

VC Presented   1858, India


P  Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

By The Way…

It was believed at one time Richard Fitzgeralds VC was destroyed in a German bombing raid in 1941 but the medal collection had been moved prior to the attack

VC Held By

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol



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Indian Mutiny