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VC263   Michael Murphy

BORN   1832

DIED   4 April 1893  AGE   59

VC Won  15 April 1858   AGE   26

Place VC Won  Azimgurh

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Michael Murphy   No.    

VC Issue No.   263   Awards   VC (forfeited 05 March 1872)   

Regiment   Military Train, 2nd Battalion

Later   Royal Army Service Corps

Now   Royal Logistic Corps

Rank VC Won   Farrier

Rank End Of Career   Farrier-Major

Place Of Birth   Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Place Of Death   Darlington, Co. Durham, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Darlington North Cemetery, North Road, Darlington, County Durham, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   27 May 1859

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


P  Headstone, Darlington North Cemetery, North Road, Darlington, County Durham

By The Way…

VC forfeited for theft of ten bushels of oats

VC Held By

Royal Logistic Corps Museum, Deepcut, Camberley, Surrey, England



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