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VC119   Alfred Stowell Jones

BORN   24 January 1832

DIED   29 May 1920  AGE   88

VC Won  8 June 1857  AGE  25

Place VC Won  Badle-ke-Serai, Delhi

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Alfred Stowell Jones  No.   

VC Issue No.   119   Awards   VC   

Regiment   9th Lancers

Later   Queen's Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth  3 Husskisson Street, Liverpool,  Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Finchampstead, Berkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes  St James' Parish Churchyard, Church Road, Finchampstead, Berkshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone  Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 June 1858

VC Presented   02 August 1858 by Queen Victoria, Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England


P  Headstone, St James' Parish Churchyard, Church Road, Finchampstead,  Berkshire, England

Named on eldest sons grave at St James' Parish Churchyard, Finchampstead, Berkshire

P  Liverpool Victoria Cross memorial, Abercromby Square, Liverpool

By The Way…

Once the VC had been instituted, Alfred Stowell Jones decided to do everything possible to win the award

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Leading his squadron of Lancers, he overtook and captured a rebel gun. Killing the mutineers he unhitched and turned the gun onto a rebel held village then dislodged the Sepoys from their position

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