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VC202   Edward Jennings

BORN   1820

DIED   10 May 1889  AGE   69

VC Won  14-22 November 1857   AGE  37

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Edward Jennings   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   202   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Rough Rider

Rank End Of Career   Rough Rider

Place Of Birth   Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Place Of Death   Bell Street, North Sheilds, Tyne & Wear, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Preston Cemetery, Walton Avenue, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   RC Section, Block J, Grave 328

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1860, India


P  Headstone, Preston Cemetery, Walton Avenue, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, England

Named on family headstone at Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland

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

By The Way…

Headstone erected 1997

VC Held By

Royal Artillery (Battery)



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