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VC227   George Monger

BORN   3 March 1840

DIED   9 August 1887  AGE   47

VC Won  18 November 1857   AGE   17

Place VC Won  Secundra Bagh, Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   George Monger   No.    5202

VC Issue No.   227   Awards   VC   

Regiment   23rd Regiment

Later   Royal Welch Fusiliers

Now   The Royal Welsh

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Woodmancott, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Bohemia', 25 Tower Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Hastings Borough Cemetery, The Ridge, Hastings, East Sussex, England


Date Buried/Cremated   13 August 1887

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Division E, Section H, Grave 18

Gazetted   12 April 1859

VC Presented   May 1860, Commander in Chief India, Lord Clyde, Lucknow, India


P  Headstone, Hastings Borough Cemetery, The Ridge, Hastings, East Sussex

Plaque at St James Church, Woodmancott, Hampshire

P  Monger Road, Wrexham, Wales

P  Plaque on his former home, 25 Tower Road, Bohemia, St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex

P  VC street name plaque, Hightown, Wrexham

By The Way…

Common grave purchased by local resident in 1889 and headstone erected

VC Held By

Regimental Museum of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, The Queen's Tower, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales



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