John Berryman (VC)

John Berryman (VC)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Berryman (18 July 1825 - 27 June 1896) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Born in Dudley, England, Berryman was 29 years old, and a Troop Sergeant-Major in the 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge's Own), British Army during the Crimean War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC. On 25 October 1854 at Balaclava, Crimea, (see Charge of the Light Brigade) Troop Sergeant-Major Berryman, whose horse had been shot under him, stopped on the field with a wounded officer amidst a storm of shot and shell.show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 313g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613573153X
  • 9786135731538