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VC286   Sir Charles Crauford Fraser

BORN   31 August 1829

DIED   7 June 1895  AGE   65

VC Won  31 December 1858   AGE   29

Place VC Won   River Raptee, India

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Sir Charles Crauford Fraser   No.    

VC Issue No.   286   Awards   VC   KCB

Regiment   7th (Queen's Own) Hussars


Now   Queen's Royal Hussars

Rank VC Won   Major

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-General

Place Of Birth   London, England

Place Of Death   London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton, West London


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Compartment 2 East

Gazetted   8 November 1860

VC Presented   9 November 1860 by Queen Victoria at Home Park, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton, West London

Plaque in All Saint's Garrison Church, Aldershot, Hampshire

P  Name on Victoria Cross memorial, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

By The Way…

He became in later life a conservative member of parliament between 1885-1892

VC Held By

Not known



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