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Name: Andrew Henry  
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Date of Birth: 19th December 1977
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Profession: Actor
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Andrew Henry is also the name of American fur trapper Major Andrew Henry (c. 1775-1832)

Andrew Henry (November 1, 1823 - October 14, 1870) 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.


He was 31 years old, and a Sergeant-Major in the Royal Regiment of Artillery, British Army during the Crimean War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.


On 5 November 1854 at the Battle of Inkerman, Crimea, Sergeant-Major Henry defended the guns of his battery against overwhelming numbers of the enemy, and continued to do so until he had received 12 bayonet wounds and became unconscious.

Further information

He later achieved the rank of Captain.
Andrew Henry has many relatives in the Republic of South Africa, Canada, and the United States: including Paddy-Ann Bareham (New York) e-mail:, Nicholas Street (Toronto), and Richard Henry (Johannesburg).

The medal

His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Royal Artillery Museum (Woolwich, England).


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