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VC348   Sir O’Moore Creagh

BORN   2 April 1848

DIED   9 August 1923  AGE   75

VC Won  21 April 1879   AGE   31

Place VC Won   Kam Dakka

War/Campaign  Second Afghan War, Afghanistan

Name   Sir O’Moore Creagh   No.    

VC Issue No.   348   Awards   VC   GCB   GCSI

Regiment   Indian Army, Bombay Staff Corps



Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   General

Place Of Birth   Cahirbane, Co. Clare, Ireland

Place Of Death   65 Albert Hall Gardens, South Kensington, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   East Sheen Cemetery, Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey


Date Buried/Cremated   11 August 1923

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section B, Grave 193

Gazetted   17 November 1879

VC Presented   


P  Headstone, East Sheen Cemetery, Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey

By The Way…

Co-editor, until 1920, of  'The Victoria Cross 1856 - 1920', an important reference book

Born Garrett O'Moore Creagh

VC Held By

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



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