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VC38   Frederick Miller

BORN  10 November 1831

DIED   17 February 1874  AGE   42

VC Won  5 November 1854  AGE 22

Place VC Won  Inkerman, Crimea

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   Frederick Miller   No.             

VC Issue No.   38   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Regiment of Artillery


Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Radway-under-Edge Hill, Warwickshire, England

Place Of Death   The Castle, Cape Town, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes  Ossuary Garden of Remembrance, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   06 May 1859

VC Presented   08 June 1859 by Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Ossuary Garden of Remembrance, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa, (not named)

P  Named on family vault in Radway Churchyard, Warwickshire

P  Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

By The Way…

Originally buried at St Peter's Cemetery, Cape Town, South Africa, remains later moved

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



VC 37 VC 39

At Inkerman he led his gunners in defending and protecting his guns from the Russians who were intent on spiking the guns. They were left in the lurch by the retirement of a British regiment.

VC 37
VC 39
Crimean War