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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 2nd Anglo-Afghan War Victoria Cross Recipient. He was gazetted for the award on May 17, 1881 for his actions as a sergeant in the Royal Horse Artillery, British Army, at the Battle of Maiwand in Afghanistan on July 27, 1880 during the 2nd Anglo-Afghan War. Born in Ahmednuggar (now Ahmednagar, Deccan, India to Irish parents, nothing is known of his early life or when he joined the British Army. After enlisting, he was sent with his unit to India and soon was part of the British forces that...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Leytonstone, London Borough of Waltham Forest, Greater London, England Plot: Common Ground-therefore no marker