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 George Richardson

George Richardson

Birth
Derrylane, County Cavan, Ireland
Death 28 Jan 1923 (aged 91)
London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot Sec 7 Lot 2751
Memorial ID 7033967 · View Source
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Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private in the 34th Regiment, British Army. At Kewane Trans-Gorga, India, April 27, 1859, Private Richardson, although severely wounded in one arm, closed with and secured an armed rebel sepoy. On August 11, 1860, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal from Queen Victoria at a Hyde Park ceremony and later achieved the rank of Sergeant.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7033967
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Richardson (1 Aug 1831–28 Jan 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7033967, citing Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .