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VC209   James Kenny

BORN   1824

DIED   2 October 1862  AGE   38

VC Won  16 November 1857   AGE   33

Place VC Won  Secundra Bagh, Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   James Kenny   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   209   Awards   VC   

Regiment   53rd Regiment

Later   King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Now   3rd and 5th Battlions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Place Of Death   Mooltan, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Mooltan Cemetery, Mooltan (Multan) Punjab, Pakistan


Date Buried/Cremated   02 October 1862

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   India


By The Way…

The nickname of the 53rd  Regiment was the “Brickdusts”

VC Held By

Not known



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Indian Mutiny