VC Presented 22 July 1857, GOC Ionian, Major-General Sir George Butler, Corfu
P Headstone, St Woolos Cemetery, Bassaleg Road, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales (Headstone erected 04 November 1985)
P Named on For Valour Stone, Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham
By The Way…
Whilst working for Ordnance Survey he got into an argument with a man who insulted the VC. Later, police were called and he pulled out his revolver and put it to his mouth and fired. Inquest recorded "Suicide whilst of unsound mind"
Believed to have died 6 December 1872 until discovery of events of 10 July 1879
VC Held By
No VC, his only remaining medal is at the Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham
November 54; when the regiment was given the order to retire, he went back under heavy fire and brought back a wounded comrade. May 55; he fought and killed the enemy in hand to hand combat thus saving his position.