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VC327   Timothy O’Hea

BORN   1843

DIED   December 1874  AGE   34

VC Won  9 June 1866   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Danville, Quebec, Canada

War/Campaign  Canada

Name   Timothy O’Hea   No.    

VC Issue No.   327   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), 1st Battalion

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Skull, Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland

Place Of Death   Near Noccundra Station at Graham's Creek, Sturt's Desert, Queensland, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   1 June 1867

VC Presented   26 April 1867, Canada


P  Named on Rifle Brigade Role of Fame Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

Plaque outside Noccundra Hotel, Queensland, Australia

Plaque at Danville Town Hall, Quebec, Canada

By The Way…

Had his VC action happened now, he would have been awarded the George Cross, as his action was not under enemy fire

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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