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VC311   George Vincent Fosbery

BORN   1833

DIED   8 May 1907  AGE   73

VC Won  30 October 1863   AGE   30

Place VC Won   Umbeyla, North West Frontier, India

War/Campaign  Umbeyla Expedition, North West Frontier, India

Name   George Vincent Fosbery   No.    

VC Issue No.   311   Awards   VC   

Regiment   4th Bengal European Regiment


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Stert, Devizes, Wiltshire, England

Place Of Death   Gay Street, Bath, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Mary's Cemetery (Bathwick Cemetery), Horseshoe Road, Bath, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   7 July 1865

VC Presented   


P  Headstone, St Mary's Cemetery (Bathwick Cemetery), Horseshoe Road, Bath

P  Featured in a VC display at the Royal British Legion, Endless Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire

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

By The Way…

He patented designs for guns, which were used successfully

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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