- Name: John LYONS
- D.O.B: 30th Dec, 1822
- D.O.A: 10th Jun, 1855
- D.O.D: 20th Apr, 1867
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Private, 19th (1st Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot, 2nd Brigade, Light Division
- Book: The Complete History - Volume 1
Before Sevastopol, Russia 10 and 16 June 1855
10 and 16 June
The Crimean War
The Siege of Sevastopol continued throughout the summer.
For, on the 10th June, 1855, taking up a live shell which fell among the guard of the trenches, and throwing it over the parapet.