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VC187   Robert Kells

BORN   7 April 1832

DIED   14 April 1905  AGE   73

VC Won  28 September 1857   AGE   25

Place VC Won  Bolundshadur

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Robert Kells   No.    

VC Issue No.   187   Awards   VC   RVM

Regiment   9th Lancers

Later   Queen's Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Meerut, India

Place Of Death   Lambeth, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Lambeth Cemetery, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   20 April 1905

Headstone   Turf Stone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave 391-F2,

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1860, Allahabad, India


P  Turf Stone, Lambeth Cemetery, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London

By The Way…

He was Yeoman Bed Hanger of the King's Body-Guard at the Tower of London, 1881 - 1905

VC Held By

9th / 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), Derby Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, Derbyshire, England



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