"Thomas Monaghan" Victoria Cross/VC was a United Kingdom/British recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to United Kingdom/British and Commonwealth of Nations/Commonwealth forces, during the Indian Mutiny
Monaghan was born at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (historic)/Monmouthshire. At 24 years of age, Monghan was a Trumpeter (rank)/trumpeter in the 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays), British Army during the Indian Mutiny
Monaghan and the Dragoon (Charles Anderson (VC)/Charles Anderson) were both awarded the Victoria Cross for their bravery. Monghan eventually achieved the rank of Trumpet Major/sergeant-trumpeter. His grave is at Woolwich, London and his Victoria Cross is displayed at the Queen's Dragoon Guards Regimental Museum at Cardiff Castle, Wales.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous soldiers! More Thomas Monaghan on Wikipedia.