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VC282   Thomas Monahan

BORN   18 April 1833

DIED   10 November 1895  AGE   62

VC Won  8 October 1858   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Jamo, near Sundeela, Oudh

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Thomas Monaham   No.    1158

VC Issue No.   282   Awards   VC   

Regiment   2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)


Now   1st The Queens Dragoon Guards

Rank VC Won   Trumpeter

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant-Major

Place Of Birth   Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales

Place Of Death   At his home, 1 Pellipar Road, Woolwich, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Woolwich New Cemetery, Camdale Road, Woolwich, South East London


Date Buried/Cremated   16 November 1895

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Roman Catholic Section 33, Plot 826

Gazetted   11 November 1862

VC Presented   05 January 1863, Commander in Chief India, Sir Hugh Rose, Benares, India


P  Headstone, Woolwich New Cemetery, Camdale Road, Woolwich, South East London

By The Way…

Headstone erected 1967 by Queen's Dragoon Guards Old Comrades Association

VC Held By

1st Queen's Dragoon Guards Regimental Museum, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales



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