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Henry Addison
Birth: Feb., 1821
Death: Jun. 18, 1887

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Bardwell, England, he served as a Private in the 43rd Regiment of Foot, Light Infantry, British Army. In actions near Kubrebeah, India, January 2, 1859, men of the artillery group 43rd Regiment were suddenly attacked. Private Addison seeing a wounded officer on the ground rushed forward to defend and cover him. While putting himself in front of the officer, fighting the enemy, he saved the officer and received two very severe sword cuts which resulted in the lost of one of his legs. For most prestigious gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross presented by Queen Victoria on September 2, 1859. He died at age 66 in Bardwell, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Charlotte Addison (____ - 1907)*
 
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St Peter and St Paul Churchyard
Bardwell
St Edmundsbury Borough
Suffolk, England
 
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Record added: Jun 29, 2005
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