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VC384   Robert George Scott

BORN   22 April 1857

DIED   3 October 1918  AGE   61

VC Won  8 April 1879   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Moirosi’s Mountain, South Africa

War/Campaign  Basuto War

Name   Robert George Scott   No.    

VC Issue No.   384   Awards   VC   DSO

Regiment   South African Forces, Cape Mounted Riflemen



Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Whittlesey, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England

Place Of Death   Near Wynberg, Cape Province, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   Plumstead Cemetery, Victoria Road, Wynberg, Cape Province, South Africa


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Allotment EA, Grave 88

Gazetted   1 October 1880

VC Presented   17 December 1880, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


Named on sons, Guy Sinclair & Robert Falkiner Sinclair graves at Kensington Cemetery, Gunnersbury, London

Manchester Regiment Victoria Cross memorial, town hall, Ashton Under Lyne, Manchester

By The Way…

Was one of two Victoria Cross winners to attend Epsom college

VC Held By

Not known



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