Private Thomas Beach V.C
London Gazette 24th February, 1857
"Thomas Beach, Private, 55th Regiment. For conspicuous gallantry at the Battle of Inkerman, 5th November, 1854, when on piquet, in attacking several Russians who were plundering Lieut.-Colonel Carpenter, 41st Regiment, who was lying wounded on the ground. He killed two of the Russians, and protected Lieut.-Colonel Carpenter until the arrival of some men of the 41st Regiment."
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