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VC198   Thomas Henry Kavanagh

BORN   15 July 1821

DIED   13 November 1882  AGE   61

VC Won  9 November 1857   AGE   36

Place VC Won  Lucknow Residency

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Thomas Henry Kavanagh   No.    

VC Issue No.   198   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Civil Service



Rank VC Won   Civil Servant

Rank End Of Career   Civil Servant

Place Of Birth   Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Place Of Death   Gibraltar

Buried/Location Ashes   North Front Cemetery, Gibraltar


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave 4567

Gazetted   6 July 1859

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


P  Headstone North Front Cemetery, Halifax Road, Gibralter

Kavanagh Road, Napier, North Island, New Zealand

Memorial plaque, Christchurch, Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, India

Kavanagha Court, Gibaltar

By The Way…

Third civilian to be awarded the VC

VC Held By

Not known



VC 197 VC 199

VC 197
VC 199

VC Ephemera

Indian Mutiny

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