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VC335 James Bergin
BORN 29 June 1845
DIED 1 December 1880 AGE 35
VC Won 13 April 1868 AGE 22
Place VC Won Magdala, Abyssinia (now Ethiopia)
War/Campaign Abyssinia Expedition
Name James Bergin No. 949
VC Issue No. 335 Awards VC
Regiment 33rd Regiment
Later Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Now 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment
Rank VC Won Private
Rank End Of Career Private
Place Of Birth Killbricken, Co. Laois, Ireland
Place Of Death Poona, India
Buried/Location Ashes St Patrick's Churchyard, Prince of Wales Drive, Poona, (pune) Maharashtra, India.
Date Buried/Cremated 1 December 1880
Headstone Unmarked Grave Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 28 July 1868
VC Presented April 1869, Brigadier-General James Domville, Belgaum, India
By The Way…
In the burial records he has a different spelling of his name, “Bergen”
VC Held By
Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax, Yorkshire, England
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