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VC200   James Park

BORN   January 1835

DIED   14 June 1858  AGE   23

VC Won  14-22 November 1857   AGE  22

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   James Park   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   200   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Gunner

Rank End Of Career   Gunner

Place Of Birth   Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   

Buried/Location Ashes  Location unknown, India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   No presentation


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

P  Glasgow Victoria Cross memorial, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow (Not named)

By The Way…

The Victoria Cross was sold for £4000 in 1983

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Thank you to Michael, Kate & Ruth Pagan for photos in Glasgow

Indian Mutiny