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VC279 George Bell Chicken
BORN 6 March 1838
DIED May 1860 AGE 22
VC Won 27 September 1858 AGE 20
Place VC Won Suhednee, near Peroo
War/Campaign The Indian Mutiny
Name George Bell Chicken No.
VC Issue No. 279 Awards VC
Regiment Indian Naval Brigade (Volunteer)
Rank VC Won Mr
Rank End Of Career Mr
Place Of Birth Bishopwearmouth, Co. Durham, England
Place Of Death At sea near Sandheads, Bay of Bengal, whilst on board the schooner 'Emily'
Buried/Location Ashes At sea, Bay of Bengal, India
Headstone Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 27 April 1860
VC Presented Registered post to his father, Mr George Chicken, Master Mariner, 35 King David Lane, Shadwell on the 04 March 1862
By The Way…
Fourth civilian to be awarded the VC
VC Held By
The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M