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VC273   George Hollis

BORN   October 1833

DIED   16 May 1879  AGE   45

VC Won  17 June 1858   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Gwalior

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   George Hollis   No.   1298    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   273   Awards   VC   

Regiment   8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars


Now   Queen's Royal Hussars

Rank VC Won   Farrier

Rank End Of Career   Farrier

Place Of Birth   Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England

Place Of Death   Cowick Street, Exwick, near. Exeter, Devon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Exwick Cemetery, Exwick Road, North Exeter, Devon, England


Date Buried/Cremated   22 May 1879

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave 365

Gazetted   26 January 1859

VC Presented   09 November 1860 by Queen Victoria at Home Park, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Exwick Cemetery, Exwick Road, North Exeter, Devon

By The Way…

Headstone shows age 46

VC Held By

Not known



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