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VC213   Samuel Hill

BORN   1826

DIED   21 February 1863  AGE   36

VC Won  16-17 November 1857   AGE  31

Place VC Won  Secundra Bagh, Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Samuel Hill   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   213   Awards   VC   

Regiment   90th Regiment

Later   Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Glenavy, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Place Of Death   Meerut, India

Buried/Location Ashes   St John's Cemetery, Meerut Cantonment, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   February 1859, India


Memorial plaque on the niclson memorial, Market Square, Lisburn, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

By The Way…

Shares the same cemetery as 125 Turner, both unmarked

VC Held By

Tolson Memorial Museum, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England



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