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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 17/03/1825 Ireland. d. 19/03/1908 Brooklyn, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13/12/1862 Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Donoghue was born in Ireland on 17 March 1825. He joined the 69th New York Infantry from New York City in September 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant in January 1863, and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in December.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily carried a wounded officer off the field from between the lines; while doing this he was himself wounded.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

St Michael Section, Range 32, Plot 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Timothy Donoghue

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