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VC281   Charles George Baker

BORN   8 December 1830

DIED   19 February 1906  AGE   75

VC Won  27 September 1858   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Suhednee, near Peroo

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Charles George Baker   No.    

VC Issue No.   281   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Police Battalion



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major-General (Lena Pasha)

Place Of Birth   Neocolly, Bengal, India

Place Of Death   Southcliffe Hotel, Southbourne-on-Sea, Dorset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Christchurch Cemetery, Jumpers Road, Dorset, England


Date Buried/Cremated   21 February 1906

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Consecrated Old Section, Grave H84

Gazetted   25 February 1862

VC Presented   Registered post


P  Headstone, Christchurch Cemetery, Jumpers Road, Dorset

By The Way…

Headstone shows age 76

VC Held By

Not known



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