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VC204   Thomas Laughnan

BORN   August 1824

DIED   23 July 1864  AGE   39

VC Won  14-22 November 1857   AGE   33

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Thomas Laughnan   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   204   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Gunner

Rank End Of Career   Gunner

Place Of Birth   Kilmadaugh, Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland

Place Of Death   Co. Galway, Ireland

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


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 February 1858

VC Presented   1859, India


P  Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

By The Way…

Elected by his regiment for the V.C. under the 13th clause of the Royal Warrant.

VC Held By

Royal Artillery Regiment Museum, Old Royal Military Academy, Red Lion Lane, Woolwich, London, England



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