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VC189   Patrick Donohoe

BORN   1820

DIED   16 August 1876  AGE   56

VC Won  28 September 1857   AGE   37

Place VC Won  Bolundshadur

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Patrick Donohoe   No.    

VC Issue No.   189   Awards   VC   

Regiment   9th Lancers

Later   Queen's Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Place Of Death   Ashbourne, Co. Meath, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Donaghmore Roman Catholic Churchyard, near Ashbourne, Co. Meath, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   04 January 1860, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


By The Way…

Whilst having won the Victoria Cross the highest award in the British Army, his brother Timothy, won Americas highest award the Medal of Honour in the American civil war

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