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Croot, Walter James b. 1875 d. December 7, 1897 Bantam weight championship Boxer boxing for British and undefended World Bantam weight Championship. Died during bout held at the National Sporting Club of London. He died of a fractured skull caused accidentally by a knock out blow during the Boxing contest for the Championship of England and undefended World title Bantamweight during the 20th round against Jim Barry of the United States of America. This resulted in manslaughter charges against five people. The coroner's findings were...[Read More] Cause of death: fractured skull during boxing match St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Leytonstone, London Borough of Waltham Forest, Greater London, England
Mullane, Patrick b. October, 1858 d. November 20, 1919 Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Ahmednugger, Deccan, India, he was a ‘Soldier of the Queen' in the days of the British Empire. He won his award, when a sergeant in the Royal Horse Artillery, in the Battle of Maiwand during the second Anglo-Afghan War-a battle which has been described as the most serious defeat of the British Army whilst based in India. It was a product of what used to be called The Great Game- a squabble with Russia in which all forms of political skullduggery were employed...[Read More] (Bio by: geoffrey gillon) St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Leytonstone, London Borough of Waltham Forest, Greater London, England Plot: Common Ground-therefore no marker