Place Of Birth South Hill, near Harrowbarrow, Cornwall, England
Place Of Death Bridlington, Yorkshire, England
Buried/Location Ashes St Mary the Virgin, Bridlington Priory Churchyard, The Bolt, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England
Date Buried/Cremated 23 November 1871
Headstone Grave marked Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 20 November 1857
VC Presented 21 November 1857, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
P Headstone plot marker
P Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London
P Memorial inside St Mary the Virgin, Bridlington Priory, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England
By The Way…
Date of action gazetted as 18 October 1854 later amended on 1 December 1857
VC Held By
Royal Logistics Corps Officers Mess, Deepcut, Camberley, Surrey
As a lieutenant in the Royal Artillery he volunteered and succeeded in un-masking the guns in their hidden positions while under heavy fire. Once the first gun was exposed, all guns then fired on the redan.