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Thomas Bernard Hackett
Birth: Jun. 15, 1836
Death: Oct. 5, 1880

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. As a young 21 year old lieutenant in the 23rd Regiment of Foot British Army during the Indian Rebellion of 1857, he along with fellow officer George Monger, rescued a wounded corporal who lay hurt and exposed under heavy artillery fire. Also, he showed conspicuous bravery under heavy fire by ascending the roof of a bungalow and cutting down the thatch to prevent it from being set on fire. He passed away at age 64 from a firearm accident. Today, his Victoria Cross is on display in the Lord Ashcroft Gallery at the Imperial War Museum in London. (bio by: Whispers From The Grave) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Hackett (1798 - 1869)
  Jane Bernard Shaw Hackett (____ - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Josephine Marshall Hackett (____ - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lockeen Churchyard
Borrisokane
County Tipperary, Ireland
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11340342
Thomas Bernard Hackett
Added by: MGB
 
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