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VC172   Henry Ward

BORN   1823

DIED   12 September 1867  AGE   44

VC Won  25-26 September 1857    AGE   34

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Henry Ward   No.    

VC Issue No.   172   Awards   VC   

Regiment   78th Regiment

Later   Seaforth Highlanders

Now   4th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Quartermaster-Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Harleston, Norfolk, England

Place Of Death   Malvern, Worcestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Great Malvern Cemetery, Madresfield Road, Worcestershire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 June 1858

VC Presented   1858, India


P  Headstone, Great Malvern Cemetery, Madresfield Road, Worcestershire

P  Plaque on Redenhall, Harleston & Wortwell War Memorial, Harleston, Norfolk

P  Henry Ward Road, Harleston, Norfolk

By The Way…

A New Headstone was erected in September 2015

VC Held By

Highlanders Regiment Museum, Fort George, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland



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