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Sgt Maj Ambrose Madden
Birth: 1820
Death: Jan. 1, 1863

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Cork, Ireland, he served as a Sergeant Major in the 41st Regiment of Foot, British Army. On October 26, 1854, during the Battle of Inkerman, Crimea, Sergeant Major Madden was ordered to lead a squad of men on an advanced enemy position. Upon reaching the objective, he captured a Russian officer and 14 men. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross and later achieved the rank of Lieutenant. He died of Malaria at age 42 in Kingston, Jamiaca. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Kingston Military Cemetery
Kingston, Jamaica
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Record added: Apr 06, 2003
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