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VC63   Joseph Bradshaw

BORN  1835

DIED   29 August 1893  AGE   58

VC Won  22 April 1855  AGE 20

Place VC Won  Sebastopol, Crimea

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   Joseph Bradshaw  No.   

VC Issue No.   63   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), 2nd Battalion

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Prettigreen, Dromkeen, Co. Limerick, Ireland

Place Of Death   St John's, Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes  Location unknown, Co. Limerick, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 February 1857

VC Presented   26 June 1857 by Queen Victoria at Hyde Park, London, England


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

By The Way…

Believed to be bruied at St John's, Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland

Some references show died 21 March 1875, Woolwich, London

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



VC 62 VC 64

With 62 Humpston, attacked and captured a rifle pit held by the Russians that overlooked a new battery that was under construction.

VC 62
VC 64
Crimean War