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VC319   Frederick Augustus Smith

BORN   18 November 1826

DIED   22 July 1887  AGE   60

VC Won  21 June 1864   AGE   37

Place VC Won   Tauranga, New Zealand

War/Campaign  Waikato-Hauhau Maori War

Name   Frederick Augustus Smith   No.    

VC Issue No.   319   Awards   VC   

Regiment   43rd Regiment

Later   Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Place Of Death   At his home, Breerly, Duleek, Co. Meath, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   St Kienan's Church of Ireland Churchyard, (church now resturent) Duleek, Co. Meath, Eire


Date Buried/Cremated   25 July 1887

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   Family plot

Gazetted   4 November 1864

VC Presented   Registered post, 31 January 1865


Headstone at Ulster Folk Museum, Holywood, Belfast, Northern Ireland

P  Family plot, Duleek Churchyard, Co. Meath, Ireland

Marble memorial at Holywood Old Church, Cultra, Belfast, Northern Ireland

By The Way…

Served in the 1st Regiment Of Foot or The Royal Scots in the Crimea

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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