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VC162   George Waller

BORN   June 1827

DIED   10 January 1877  AGE   50

VC Won  14 September 1857  AGE   30

Place VC Won  Kabul Gate, Delhi

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   George Waller   No.       ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   162   Awards   VC   

Regiment   60th Rifles, 1st Battalion

Later   King's Royal Rifle Corps

Now   2nd & 4th battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Colour-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Colour-Sergeant

Place Of Birth   West Horsley, near Guildford, Surrey, England

Place Of Death   Cuckfield, Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Parish Church of the Holy Trinity Churchyard, High Street, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, England


Date Buried/Cremated   14 January 1877

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   New grave unveiled 13 December 2014

Gazetted   20 January 1860

VC Presented   09 November 1860 by Queen Victoria at Home Park, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Holy Trinity Churchyard, High Street, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex

By The Way…

A new headstone was erected in December 2014 thanks to the efforts of Ian Nelson, The Royal British Legion, Royal Green Jackets, The British Legion Riders Group, The Holy Trinity Church Community and the local funeral directors

He was elected for the VC by the non commissioned officers of his regiment

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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