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VC179   James Hollowell

BORN   1823

DIED   4 April 1876  AGE   42

VC Won  26 September 1857   AGE   34

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   James Hollowell   No.    

VC Issue No.   179   Awards   VC   

Regiment   78th Regiment

Later   Seaforth Highlanders

Now   4th battalion royal regiment of scotland

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   Lambeth, London, England

Place Of Death   20 Gloucester Street, Queen's Square, Holborn, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes  Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, England


Date Buried/Cremated   09 April 1876

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   Corps of Commissionaires Plot, Grave 70067

Gazetted   18 June 1858

VC Presented   1858, Lieutenant-General Sir J Outram, India


P  Headstone, Brookwood Cemetery, near Woking, Surrey

By The Way…

Headstone erected Autumn 2000

Named as Holiwell on death certificate & Hulloway in cemetery register

VC Held By

Highlanders Regiment Museum, Fort George, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland



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