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VC163   Henry Smith

BORN   1825

DIED   18 August 1862  AGE   37

VC Won  14 September 1857  AGE   32

Place VC Won  Chandni Chowk, Delhi

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Henry Smith   No.    

VC Issue No.   163   Awards   VC   

Regiment   52nd Regiment

Later   Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Now   2nd & 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Thames Ditton, near Surbiton, Surrey, England

Place Of Death   Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Gwalior Cemetery, Madhya Pradesh, India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 April 1858

VC Presented   1860, India


By The Way…

Internment in mass grave with other cholera victims

VC Held By

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



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Indian Mutiny