Tag Archives: Lucknow

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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William Goate VC

William Goate (12/01/1836 – 24/10/1901) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5512, reads: “9th Lancers, Lance-Corporal W. … Continue reading

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Sir Hugh Henry Gough VC.

Hugh Henry Gough (14/11/1833 – 12/05/1909) was awarded the Victoria Cross for two separate actions during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5516,  reads: “1st Bengal European Light Cavalry, Lieutenant Hugh Henry … Continue reading

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Joseph Petrus Hendrik Crowe VC.

Joseph Petrus Hendrik Crowe (12/01/1826 – 12/04/1876) earned his VC during the Indian Mutiny whilst serving under Brigadier General Sir Henry Havelock’s first relief force sent to relieve the defenders of Lucknow. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 15 January … Continue reading

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