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VC191   James Reynolds Roberts

BORN   1826

DIED   1 August 1859  AGE   33

VC Won  28 September 1857   AGE   31

Place VC Won  Bolundshadur

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   James Reynolds Roberts   No.    

VC Issue No.   191   Awards   VC   

Regiment   9th Lancers

Later   Queen's Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Bow, London, England

Place Of Death   The Middlesex Hospital, Marylebone, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Paddington Old Cemetery, Willesden Lane, Kilburn, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   05 August 1859

Headstone   Unmarked grave   Plot/Grave no.   3rd Ground Section 3B, Grave 566

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   Registered post to his brother on the 21 September 1859


By The Way…

The nickname for the 9th / 12th Royal Lancers was the Delhi Spearmen

VC Held By

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



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