Lieutenant Richard Wadeson V.C

London Gazette, 24th December, 1858


"Richard Wadeson, Lieutenant, 75th Regiment. Date of Act of Bravery: 18th July, 1857. For conspicuous bravery at Delhi on the 18th July, 1857, when the regiment was engaged in the Subjee Mundee, in having saved the life of Private Michael Farrell, when attacked by a sowar of the enemy`s cavalry, and killed the sowar. Also on the same day for rescuing Private John Barry, of the same regiment, when wounded and helpless, he was attacked by a cavalry sowar, whom lieut. Wadeson killed."



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