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Alfred Kirke Ffrench VC

Alfred Kirke Ffrench (25/02/1835 – 28/12/1872) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 16 November 1857 at Lucknow, India during the Indian Rebellion. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5513, reads: “53rd Regiment, Lieutenant Alfred Kirke Ffrench. Date … Continue reading

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Samuel Morley VC

Samuel Morley (12/1829 – 16/06/1888) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the evacuation of Azimgurh by Koer Sing’s Army. The Citation reads: “On the evacuation of Azimgurh by Koer Sing’s Army, on the 15th of April, 1858, a Squadron … Continue reading

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