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VC404   John Crimmin

BORN   19 March 1859

DIED   20 February 1945  AGE   85

VC Won   1 January 1889   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Lwekaw, Eastern Karenni, Burma

War/Campaign  Karen-Ni Expedition, Burma

Name   John Crimmin   No.    

VC Issue No.   404   Awards   VC   CB   CIE   VD

Regiment   Indian Army, Bombay Medical Service


Now   Bombay Medical Service, Indian Army

Rank VC Won   Surgeon

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Place Of Death   Wells, Somerset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Wells Cemetery, Portway, Wells, Somerset


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section F-D-3, Grave 274

Gazetted   17 September 1889

VC Presented   1889, Commander in Chief Bombay, Duke of Connaught, India


P  Headstone, Wells Cemetery, Portway, Wells, Somerset

By The Way…

His VC action was in Lwekaw, modern spelling Loikaw, which is the capital of Kayah State, in Myanmar, (Burma)

VC Held By

Not known



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