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VC288   Walter Cook

BORN   1834

DIED   c.1864  AGE   30

VC Won  15 January 1859   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Maylah Ghat, India

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Walter Cook   No.    

VC Issue No.   288   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   Cripplegate, London, England

Place Of Death   River Ravi, Punjab, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, presumably body not recovered from river - India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 June 1859

VC Presented   1860, India


By The Way…

The action were the VC was won, Maylah Ghat, was the name of a river crossing

VC Held By

Not known



VC 287 VC 289

VC 287
VC 289
Indian Mutiny