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VC346 Sir Edward Pemberton Leach
BORN 2 April 1847
DIED 27 April 1913 AGE 66
VC Won 17 March 1879 AGE 31
Place VC Won Maidanah
War/Campaign Second Afghan War, Afghanistan
Name Sir Edward Pemberton Leach No.
VC Issue No. 346 Awards VC KCB KCVO
Regiment Corps of Royal Engineers
Rank VC Won Captain
Rank End Of Career General
Place Of Birth Londonderry, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Place Of Death Cadenabbia, Lake Como, Italy
Buried/Location Ashes Cimitero di Griante, via Indipendenza, above Cadenabbia, Lago di Como, Lombardy, Italy
Headstone Headstone Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 6 December 1879
VC Presented 9 December 1879, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
P Headstone, Cimitero di Griante, via Indipendenza, above Cadenabbia, Lago di Como, Lombardy, Italy
P Named on 'For Valour' board at the Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent
By The Way…
He died just one year after retirement, after forty six years in the military
VC Held By
Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent, England
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