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He was approx. 19 years old, and a Sergeant in the 77th Regiment (later The Middlesex Regiment - Duke of Cambridge's Own) , British Army during the Crimean War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.
On 20 September and 5 November 1854 at the Battle of the Alma and Inkerman, Crimea, Sergeant Park showed great bravery. On 19 April 1855 he also distinguished himself at the taking of the Russian Rifle Pits, during which he was severely wounded. He showed great resolution at both attacks on the Redan.
please update if you know where his medal is publicly displayed
- Irish Winners of the Victoria Cross (Richard Doherty & David Truesdale, 2000)
- Monuments To Courage (David Harvey, 1999)
- The Register of the Victoria Cross (This England, 1997)
- The Middlesex Regiment 1755-1966 (detailed history of the original "Die Hards")
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