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Sir Gerald Graham

Sir Gerald Graham

Birth
Acton, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England
Death 17 Dec 1899 (aged 68)
Bideford, Torridge District, Devon, England
Burial Bideford, Torridge District, Devon, England
Memorial ID 8111285 · View Source
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Crimea War British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant in the Corps of Royal Engineers. On June 18, 1855, his contruction team came under a heavy Russian assault in the Redan at Sebastopol, Crimea. During the attack, he went in the trenches under heavy fire on numerous occasions to bring in wounded officers and men. For determined gallantry, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal in February 1857. He remained in the British Army serving in the China War 1860, the Egyptian War 1882, the expeditions of Eastern Sudan in 1884 and Suakin in 1885, retiring a Lieutenant General in June 1890.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 21 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8111285
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Gerald Graham (27 Jun 1831–17 Dec 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8111285, citing East-The-Water Cemetery, Bideford, Torridge District, Devon, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .