- Name: Alfred ABLETT
- D.O.B: August 3rd, 1830
- D.O.A: September 2nd, 1855
- D.O.D: March 12th, 1897
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Cpl 3rd Bat. Gren. Guards
Crimea, before Sevastopol, Russia
The Crimean War
The Russians continued to bombard the Allied trenches as these advanced ever closer to their lines.
On the 2nd September, 1855, seeing a shell fall in the centre of a number of Ammunition-cases and Powder, he instantly seized and threw it outside the trench; it burst as it touched the ground.