20 March 2011

Victoria Cross: T. J. Crean


Surgeon-Captain, 1st Imperial Light Horse

Born: 19 April 1873, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 25 March 1923, Mayfair, Central London

Citation: During the action with De Wet at Tygerskloof, on the 18th December, 1901, this Officer continued to attend to the wounded in the firing line, under a heavy fire at only 150 yards range, after he had himself been wounded, and only desisted when he was hit a second time, and, as it was at first thought, mortally wounded.

[London Gazette issue 27405 dated 11 Feb 1902, published 11 Feb 1902.]

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