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VC343   Hans Garrett Moore

BORN   31 March 1834

DIED   7 October 1889  AGE   55

VC Won  29 December 1877   AGE   43

Place VC Won   Komgha, South Africa

War/Campaign  Ninth Kaffir War

Name   Hans Garrett Moore   No.    

VC Issue No.   343   Awards   VC   CB

Regiment   88th Regiment

Later   Connaught Rangers

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Major

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Richmond Barracks, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Place Of Death   Dromineer Bay, Lough Derg, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Mount Jerome Cemetery, Mount Argus Road, Harold's Cross, Dublin, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave C 25/26 - 7903, between Laurel Walk and Guiness Walk

Gazetted   27 June 1878

VC Presented   6 September 1879, Governor of Gibraltar, General Lord Napier


P  Headstone, Mount Jerome Cemetery, Mount Argus Road, Harold's Cross, Dublin, Ireland

Plaque on cairn at Draasbosch (Draai Bosch), South Africa

Memorial plaque on road R63 between Komga and Kei, Cape Province, South Africa

By The Way…

First VC won in South Africa

Headstone shows age as 54

VC Held By

Museum Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa



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