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Pvt Joseph Bradshaw

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Pvt Joseph Bradshaw

  • Birth 1835
  • Death 21 Aug 1893
  • Burial Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
  • Plot (Precise location is unknown.)
  • Memorial ID 11283825

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Pettigreen, Ireland, he served as a Private in the 2nd Battalion, Prince Consort Rifle Birgade, British Army. On April 22, 1855, a Russian rifle squad was situated among the rocks overhanging the Woronzoff Road, Crimea. Private Bradshaw with another Private on their own attacked and captured the position which was of great importance. For most prestigious gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was promoted Corporal and awarded the Victoria Cross. He died at the age of 58 in St Johns, Limerick Ireland.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11283825
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Joseph Bradshaw (1835–21 Aug 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11283825, citing Saint John's Cathedral, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .