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VC255   Henry Edward Jerome

BORN   28 February 1830

DIED   25 February 1901  AGE   70

VC Won  3 April 1858   AGE   28

Place VC Won  Jhansi, Chandairee and Jumn

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Henry Edward Jerome   No.    

VC Issue No.   255   Awards   VC   

Regiment   86th Regiment

Later   Royal Irish Rifles

Now   Royal Irish Regiment

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major-General

Place Of Birth   Antigua, West Indies

Place Of Death   At his home, 3 Sion Place, Bath, Somerset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Lansdown Cemetery, Lansdown Road, Bath, Somerset, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   11 November 1859

VC Presented   04 January 1860, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Lansdown Cemetery, Lansdown Road, Bath, Somerset

Named on Regimental Memorial at St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast     

By The Way…

Headstone topple tested in July 2005 and subsequently taken down, restored 2008

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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