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VC161   Miles Ryan

BORN   1826

DIED   1887  AGE   61

VC Won  14 September 1857  AGE   31

Place VC Won  Kabul Gate, Delhi

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Miles Ryan   No.    1874

VC Issue No.   161   Awards   VC   

Regiment   European Bengal Fusiliers, 1st Battalion

Later   Royal Munster Fusiliers

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Drummer

Rank End Of Career   Drummer

Place Of Birth   Londonderry, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Place Of Death   Possibly in Bengal area, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1859, India


By The Way…

No trace of any death or burial records

VC Held By

Not known



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Indian Mutiny