03 April 2011

Victoria Cross: P. Mahoney


Serjeant, 1st Madras Fusiliers

Born: 1827, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
Died: 30 October 1857, Lucknow, India

Citation: For distinguished gallantry (whilst doing duty with the Volunteer Cavalry) in aiding in the capture of the Regimental Colour of the 1st Regiment Native Infantry, at Mungulwar, on the 21st of September, 1857. (Extract from Field Force Orders of the late Major-General Havelock, dated 17th October, 1857.)

[London Gazette issue 22154 dated 18 Jun 1858, published 18 Jun 1858.]

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