- Joseph Malone
Joseph Malone VC (
11 January 1833- 28 June 1883) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
He was 21 years old, and a
sergeantin the 13th Light Dragoons (later 13th Hussars), British Armyduring the Crimean Warwhen the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.
25 October 1854at Balaclava, Crimea( Charge of the Light Brigade), Sergeant Malone, while returning on foot from the charge, in which his horse had been shot, stopped under very heavy fire and helped a troop sergeant-major (John Berryman) and other sergeant (John Farrell) to move a very severely wounded officer (who subsequently died) out of range of the guns.
Malone was from
Eccles. He later transferred to the 6th Dragoonsand in 1858 was commissioned as a Riding Master. In 1881, along with other Riding Masters, he was granted the honorary rank of Captain.
His Victoria Cross is displayed at the
13th/18th Royal Hussars Museum (Queen Mary's Own)"(Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England)".
He is the great-grandfather of British actress
Sally Ann Howes.
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