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VC96   Sir Frederick Francis Maude

BORN   20 December 1821

DIED   20 June 1897  AGE   75

VC Won  5 September 1855  AGE 33

Place VC Won  Sebastopol, Crimea

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   Sir Frederick Francis Maude  No.   

VC Issue No.   96   Awards   VC    GCB

Regiment   3rd Regiment

Later   East Kent Regiment, The Buffs

Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   General

Place Of Birth   Lisnadill, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland

Place Of Death   Torquay, Devon, England

Buried/Location Ashes  Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Compartment 2 West

Gazetted   24 February 1857

VC Presented   22 July 1857, GOC Ionian, Major-General Sir George Butler, Corfu


P  Headstone, Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton, London, England

Original medal ribbon, framed photo, field service cap, lacquered snuff box, flask, sandwich case, blue patrol jacket, tunic and replica VC is currently held at the national army museum Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London

Memorial plaque at St McNeiss Cathedral, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

By The Way…

Cousin of (170) Francis Cornwallis Maude VC

VC Held By




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As Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel he was in charge of the ladder party that entered the Redan. With only 10 men left, he had to retire as no support was forthcoming. He made it back although badly wounded

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