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VC314   Arthur Frederick Pickard

BORN   12 April 1844

DIED   1 March 1880  AGE   35

VC Won  20 November 1863   AGE   19

Place VC Won   Rangiriri, New Zealand

War/Campaign  Waikato-Hauhau Maori War

Name   Arthur Frederick Pickard   No.    

VC Issue No.   314   Awards   VC   CB

Regiment   Royal Regiment of Artillery



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Forest Hill, Northamptonshire, England

Place Of Death   Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Cimetiere Grand Jas, 205 Avenue de Grasse, 06400 Cannes, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   11me Alle, No. 6

Gazetted   22 September 1864

VC Presented   13 April 1865 by Major-General Ridley at the Royal Barracks, Dublin, Ireland


P  Headstone, Cimetiere Grand Jas, 205 Avenue de Grasse, 06400 Cannes, France

Brass memorial tablet in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire

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

By The Way…

His VC was sold for £56,000 in New Zealand and was bought by Lord Ashcroft

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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