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VC303   John McDougall

BORN   1839

DIED   10 March 1869  AGE   30

VC Won  21 August 1860   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Taku Forts, China

War/Campaign  Third China War

Name   John McDougall   No.    220

VC Issue No.   303   Awards   VC   

Regiment   44th Regiment

Later   Essex Regiment

Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Old Town, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Place Of Death   Edinburgh, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Old Calton Cemetery, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   13 August 1861

VC Presented   2 October 1862, GOC Belgaum, Brigadier-General Frank Adams, Belgaum, India


P  Headstone, Old Calton Cemetery, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland

By The Way…

Headstone erected 1989

VC Held By

Essex Regiment Museum, Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, England



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