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Edward St John Daniel



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward St John AWMM
  • Surname
    Daniel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1837 AWMM BristolAvon AWMM
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  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Victoria Cross (VC) AWMM
    Sir Stephen Lushington recommends this Officer: - 1st. For answering a call for volunteers to bring in powder to the Battery, from a wagon in a very exposed position under a destructive fire, a shot having disabled the horses. (This was reported by Captain Peel, commanding the Battery at the time.)|2nd. For accompanying Captain Peel at the Battle of Inkermann as Aide-de-camp.|3rd. For devotion to his leader, Captain Peel, on the 18th June, 1855, in tying a tourniquet on his arm on the glacis of the Redan, whilst exposed to a very heavy fire. (Despatch from Sir S. Lushington enclosed in letter from Admiral Lord Lyons, 10th May, 1856) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Delirium tremens AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cemetery record list age at death as 37. Victoria Cross held in the Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum, London, England AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    20 May 1868 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    HokitikaWestland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hokitika Cemetery, Westland District, New Zealand AWMM Grave No. 851, Block 27 AWMM
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  • Found and visited unmarked grave Daniel vC recipient Investigating Daniel story he died in 1868 of alcoholism served in armed constabulory in nz
    Public - Philip - Researcher - 12 July 2016



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12 July 2016PhilipHokitikaResearcher
17 May 2016MichaelOnchan, Isle of ManResearcher

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