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VC261   James Davis

BORN   February 1835

DIED   2 March 1893  AGE   58

VC Won  15 April 1858   AGE   23

Place VC Won  Fort Ruhya

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   James Davis   No.    

VC Issue No.   261   Awards   VC   

Regiment   42nd Regiment

Later   Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Now   3rd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Place Of Death   Edinburgh, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   North Merchiston Cemetery, Slateford Road, Edinburgh, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   04 March 1893

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Compartment N, Grave 625

Gazetted   27 May 1859

VC Presented   07 April 1860, Brigadier-General Sir R Walpole, Bareilly, India


P  Headstone, North Merchiston Cemetery, Slateford Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

By The Way…

Real name James Davis Kelly enlisted as James Davis

Age shown as 57 in burial records

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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