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Thomas De Courcy Hamilton
Birth: Jul. 20, 1825
Death: Mar. 3, 1908

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland, he served as a Captain in the 68th Regiment, Light Infantry of Foot, British Army. On May 11, 1855, the Russians lunched a night attack on the British batteries at Sevastopol, Crimea. Captain Hamilton with a small force, charged the Russians and saved the works from falling into the hands of the enemy. For most prestigious gallantry, he was awarded the Victoria Cross on February 24, 1857. Remained in the Army, he retired a Major General in 1874 and later held the office of Justice of the Peace. He died at age 82 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Cheltenham Cemetery and Crematorium
Cheltenham Borough
Gloucestershire, England
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Record added: Oct 24, 2003
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