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VC195   John Sinnott

BORN   1829

DIED   20 July 1896  AGE   67

VC Won  6 October 1857   AGE   28

Place VC Won  Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   John Sinnott   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   195   Awards   VC   

Regiment   84th Regiment

Later   York & Lancaster Regiment

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Wexford, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Place Of Death   Clapham, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Morden Cemetery, Lower Morden Lane, Morden, Surrey, England


Date Buried/Cremated   23 July 1896

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Block H, Grave 10

Gazetted   24 December 1858

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


P  Headstone, Battersea New Cemetery, Morden, Sout West London

P  Victoria Cross and George Cross Memorial Stone, Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth, South London

By The Way…

When discharged from the army he was granted a pension of 14 shillings a week

VC Held By

York & Lancaster Regiment Museum, Brian O'Malley Library & Arts Centre, Walker Place, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England



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