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VC184   Thomas Jacob

BORN   7 October 1832

DIED   5 March 1871  AGE   38

VC Won  27 September 1857   AGE   24

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Thomas Jacob   No.    

VC Issue No.   184   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Bombardier

Rank End Of Career   Quartermaster-Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Llanwinio, Dyfed, Wales

Place Of Death   Darjeeling, India

Buried/Location Ashes  Kurseong Cemetery, Kurseong, West Bengal, India


Date Buried/Cremated   6 March 1871

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   Governor of India 1858/60


P  Named on Memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

By The Way…

His VC sold in 1912 for £68

VC Held By

Royal Artillery Regiment Museum, Old Royal Military Academy, Red Lion Lane, Woolwich, London, England



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Indian Mutiny

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