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VC242   William Nash

BORN   23 April 1824

DIED   6 April 1875  AGE   50

VC Won  11 March 1858   AGE   33

Place VC Won  Iron Bridge, Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   William Nash   No.    

VC Issue No.   242   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Newcastle, Co. Limerick, Ireland

Place Of Death   16 Marlow Road, Homerton, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St John's Churchyard, Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   12 April 1875

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1859, India


P  Named on Rifle Brigade Role of Fame Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

By The Way…

Death certificate show age as 47

VC Held By

Not known



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