John Buckley blue plaque in Stalybridge

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John Buckley VC 1813-1876 Born at Cocker Hill, Stalybridge. Awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. The citation reads 'for gallant defence of the magazine at Delhi'.

Major John Buckley VC (24 May 1813 – 14 July 1876) 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.

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