Matthew Rosamund

Military Person

1823 – 1866

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Who was Matthew Rosamund?

Matthew Rosamund VC 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.

The christening record for Matthew Rosamond in 1823 shows his parents as George Rosamond and his wife Elizabeth. Matthew Rosamond married Bridget Mahoney in Agra, West Bengal on 21 July 1851. The English 1861 census for Eaton Socon in Bedfordshire, shows Matthew Rosamond home from India five years before his death. Just prior to his death, he married Alice Wollen in 1865 in Serampore, Bengal, India.

Rosamund/Rosamond was born in the village of St. Neots, Huntingdonshire, the son and grandson of soldiers.

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Born
Jul 12, 1823
St Neots
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
Jul 14, 1866

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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