Rear Admiral Charles Davis Lucas VC

Died aged 80

Rear Admiral Charles Davis Lucas VC (19 February 1834 – 7 August 1914) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross. An officer of the Royal Navy, he performed the earliest actions to be recognised with the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He rose to the rank of rear admiral during his time in the navy.

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Charles Davis Lucas VC 1834-1914 First recipient of the Victoria Cross Action 21st June 1854 born here

Druminargal House, 29 Poyntzpass Road, Poyntzpass, United Kingdom where they was born (1834)