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VC312   Henry William Pitcher

BORN   1841

DIED   5 July 1875  AGE   34

VC Won  30 October 1863   AGE   22

Place VC Won   Umbeyla, North West Frontier, India

War/Campaign  Umbeyla Expedition, North West Frontier, India

Name   Henry William Pitcher   No.    

VC Issue No.   312   Awards   VC   

Regiment   4th Punjab Infantry

Later   57th Wildes Rifles Frontier Force

Now   The Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Bath, Avon, England

Place Of Death   Dehra Ghazi Khan, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Dehra Ismail Khan Cemetery, Kohat, Kyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   16 July 1864

VC Presented   


Headstone, Dehra Ismail Khan Cemetery, Kohat, Kyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Memorial in St Augustine's Church, Kohat, India

Window at St Martin's Church, Jersey, Channel Islands

By The Way…

Originally buried at Dehra Ghazi Khan Cemetery, re-interred after flooding

VC Held By

Jersey Museum, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands



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