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VC206   John Smith

BORN   July 1822

DIED   6 May 1866  AGE   43

VC Won  16 November 1857   AGE   35

Place VC Won  Secundra Bagh, Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   John Smith   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   206   Awards   VC   

Regiment   1st Madras Fusiliers

Later   Royal Dublin Fusliers

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   St Luke's Parish, London, England

Place Of Death   Thanjavur, State of Tamil Nadu, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Taujore Cemetery (Thanjavur), Trichinopoly District, Tamil Nadu, India


Date Buried/Cremated   06 May 1866

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1859, India


By The Way…

Being first through the gateway he received a sword cut to the head, a bayonet wound to his side, and a wound to the shoulder all in a matter of seconds.

VC Held By

Not known



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