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Cheltenham Crimean War Memorial

The Crimean War Memorial in Cheltenham may be found on a small island outside the Queen’s Hotel on the Promenade, Cheltenham,  (Google Earth  51.896628°,  -2.079972°).  It commemorates men from Cheltenham who lost their lives during the Crimean War and is a grade II … Continue reading

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John Sheppard VC

John Sheppard (22/09/1817 – 17/12/1884) was award the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 652, reads: “John Shepherd, Boatswain. On 15 July 1855 at Sebastopol, Crimean … Continue reading

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Thomas de Courcy Hamilton VC.

Thomas de Courcy Hamilton (20/07/1825 – 03/03/1908) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Sebastopol in 1855. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 661, reads: “Captain T. De Courcy Hamilton. For having, on … Continue reading

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