40 relations: Anthony Palmer, Battle of Alma, Battle of Balaclava, Battle of Inkerman, Berkshire, Berkshire (UK Parliament constituency), Brevet (military), British Army, Burial vault (tomb), Carlo Pellegrini, Commonwealth of Nations, Conservative Party (UK), Crimean War, Eton College, Grenadier Guards, Hyderabad, India, John Walter (third), Lieutenant colonel, Lord Algernon Percy, Major, Member of parliament, Order of the Medjidie, Ottoman Empire, Philip Pleydell-Bouverie, Reading, Berkshire, Richard Fellowes Benyon, Robert Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Ebury, Robert Loyd-Lindsay, 1st Baron Wantage, Russell baronets, Siege of Sevastopol (1854–55), Sir George Russell, 4th Baronet, Swallowfield, Swallowfield Park, United Kingdom, Vanity Fair (UK), Victoria Cross, Wellington Barracks, Westminster (UK Parliament constituency), William Henry Smith (1825–1891).
Anthony Palmer VC (10 March 1819 – 12 December 1892) 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 Battle of the Alma (20 September 1854), which is usually considered the first battle of the Crimean War (1853–1856), took place just south of the River Alma in the Crimea.
The Battle of Balaclava, fought on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War, was part of Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) to capture the port and fortress of Sevastopol, Russia's principal naval base on the Black Sea.
The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.
Berkshire (or, abbreviated Berks) is a county of south east England, located to the west of London.
Berkshire was a parliamentary constituency in England, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of England until 1707, then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1885.
In many of the world's military establishments, a brevet was a warrant giving a commissioned officer a higher rank title as a reward for gallantry or meritorious conduct, but without receiving the authority, precedence, or pay of real rank.
The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.
A burial vault is a structural underground tomb.
Carlo Pellegrini (25 March 1839 – 22 January 1889), nicknamed Ape (Italian for "bee"), was an artist who served from 1869 to 1889 as a caricaturist for Vanity Fair magazine, a leading journal of London society.
The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856), also known in Russian historiography as the Eastern War of 1853–1856 (Восточная война, Vostochnaya Voina), was a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, the United Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia.
Eton College, often informally referred to simply as Eton, is an English boys' independent boarding school located in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.
The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.
Hyderabad (often) is the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
John Walter (8 October 1818 – 3 November 1894) was an English newspaper publisher and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1847 and 1885.
Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine forces and some air forces of the world, typically ranking above a major and below a colonel.
Lord Algernon Malcolm Arthur Percy (2 October 1851 – 28 December 1933) was a British career soldier and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1882 to 1887.
Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Medjidie or Mejidie (Mecidiye Nişanı, August 29, 1852 – 1922) is the name of a military and knightly order of the Ottoman Empire.
The Ottoman Empire (دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه Devlet-i Aliyye-i Osmâniyye, Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti) which is also known as the Turkish Empire or Turkey, was an empire founded in 1299 by Oghuz Turks under Osman I in northwestern Anatolia.
Reading is a large town and unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of Berkshire, England.
Richard Fellowes Benyon (17 November 1811 – 26 July 1897), born Richard Fellowes, was a British Conservative politician and civil servant.
Robert Wellesley Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Ebury (25 January 1834 – 13 November 1918) was a British politician.
Brigadier-General Robert James Loyd-Lindsay, 1st Baron Wantage, VC KCB (17 April 1832 – 10 June 1901) was a British soldier, politician, benefactor to Wantage, one of the founders of the British National Society for Aid to the Sick and Wounded in War latterly called the British Red Cross Society, for which he crucially obtained the patronage of Queen Victoria, and a distinguished philanthropist and luminary of Victorian society.
There have been seven baronetcies created for persons with the surname Russell, three in the Baronetage of England and four in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.
The Siege of Sevastopol lasted from September 1854 until September 1855, during the Crimean War.
Sir George Russell, 4th Baronet (23 August 1828 – 7 March 1898) was a British barrister and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1898.
Swallowfield is a village and civil parish in Berkshire, England, about south of Reading, and north of the county boundary with Hampshire.
Swallowfield Park is a Grade II* listed stately home and estate in the English county of Berkshire.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The second Vanity Fair was a British weekly magazine published from 1868 to 1914.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.
The Foot Guards Battalions on public duties in London are located in barracks conveniently close to Buckingham Palace for them to be able to reach the Palace very quickly in an emergency.
Westminster was a parliamentary constituency in the Parliament of England to 1707, the Parliament of Great Britain 1707–1800 and the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801.
William Henry Smith PC (24 June 1825 – 6 October 1891) was an English bookseller and newsagent of the family firm W H Smith, who expanded the firm and introduced the practice of selling books and newspapers at railway stations.