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John Park

Birth
Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death 16 May 1863 (aged 28)
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Burial Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Memorial ID 11752991 · View Source
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Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Derry, County Londonderry, Ireland, he served as a Sergeant in the Middlesex Regiment, British Army. At the Battles of Alma and Inkerman, Crimea, Sergeant Park was called forth by his commander at both attacks on the Redan on April 19, 1855. Sergeant Park showed great resolution in the taking of the Russian rifle pits and was severely wounded. For conspicuous bravery, he was awarded the Victoria Cross.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11752991
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Park (Feb 1835–16 May 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11752991, citing Cantonment Cemetery, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India ; Maintained by Find A Grave .