John Hutton Bisdee

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VC487   John Hutton Bisdee

BORN   28 September 1869

DIED   14 January 1930   AGE   60

VC Won   1 September 1900   AGE   30

Place VC Won   Warm Bad, Near Pretoria

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   John Hutton Bisdee  No.   

VC Issue No.   487   Awards   VC  OBE

Regiment   Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen

Later   

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Trooper

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Hutton Park, Tasmania

Place Of Death   Tranquility, near Melton Mowbray, Tasmania, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   St James Churchyard, Jericho to Hobart Road, near Jericho River bridge, Tranqulity, near Melton Mowbray, Tasmania, Australia

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   13 November 1900

VC Presented   1902, Governor of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

Memorials

P  Headstone, St James Churchyard, Jericho to Hobart Road, near Jericho River bridge, Tranqulity, near Melton Mowbray, Tasmania, Australia

P  Plaque in St James Churchyard, Tranquility, Tasmania, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Plaque, Garden of Remebrance, Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

Name on cenotaph, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Plaque at Hutching School, Nelson Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


By The Way…

The grave was refurbished in 2003

Bisdee Prize, annual award at St Virgil's College, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


VC Held By

Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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