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VC207   Francis David Millett Brown

BORN   7 August 1837

DIED   21 November 1895  AGE   58

VC Won  16 November 1857   AGE   20

Place VC Won  Narnoul

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Francis David Millett Brown   No.    

VC Issue No.   207   Awards   VC   

Regiment   1st European Bengal Fusiliers

Later   Royal Munster Fusiliers

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Bhagalpur, Bengal, India

Place Of Death   Sandown, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Westhill Cemetery, St James Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave 1906/1932, Square 16

Gazetted   17 February 1860

VC Presented   December 1860 by the Commader in Chief India, Sir Hugh Rose at Mooltan, India


P  Headstone, Westhill Cemetery, St James Lane, Winchester

P  Named on 1st European Bengal Fusiliers (Royal Munster Fusiliers) Memorial at Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

By The Way…

He had three sons, the eldest was killed in South Africa in 1900, the youngest was killed in Gallipoli in 1915.

VC Held By

Wellington College, Berkshire, England



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