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VC196   John Freeman

BORN   1833

DIED   1 July 1913  AGE   79

VC Won  10 October 1857   AGE   24

Place VC Won  Agra

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   John Freeman   No.    

VC Issue No.   196   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   Sittingbourne, Kent, England

Place Of Death   17 Holcroft Road, South Hackney, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes  Abney Park Cemetery, High Street, Stoke Newington, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   04 July 1913

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section I03, Grave RN 11724 13

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   04 January 1860, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Abney Park Cemetery, High Street, Stoke Newington, London

P  Memorial Stone, War Memorial, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent (May 1995)

By The Way…

His gravestone in Abney Park is in a bad state of repair

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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