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VC193   Denis Dynon

BORN   September 1822

DIED   16 February 1863  AGE   40

VC Won  2 October 1857   AGE   35

Place VC Won  Chota Behar

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Denis Dynon   No.    2165

VC Issue No.   193   Awards   VC   

Regiment   53rd Regiment

Later   King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Now   3rd and 5th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Kilmannon, Co. Laois, Ireland

Place Of Death   Fullamore, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes  Location unknown, Co. Dublin, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   25 February 1862

VC Presented   02 May 1862 by the Master of Kilmainham Hospital, Ireland


By The Way…

He enlisted first in the 44th Regiment (Essex Regiment)before earning the VC in the 53rd Regiment(Shropshire Light Infantry)

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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Indian Mutiny