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 Charles McCorrie

Charles McCorrie

Birth
Killead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death 8 Apr 1857 (aged 26–27)
Malta
Burial Msida, Northern Harbour, Malta
Memorial ID 7831073 · View Source
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Crimean War Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private in the 57th Middlesex Regiment, British Army. On June 23, 1855, at Sebastopol, Crimea, Private McCorrie threw over the parapet a live shell which had been thrown from the enemy's battery, saving the lives of his squad. For courage under fire, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7831073
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles McCorrie (1830–8 Apr 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7831073, citing Msida Bastion Cemetery, Msida, Northern Harbour, Malta ; Maintained by Find A Grave .