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VC47   George Walters

BORN  15 September 1829

DIED   3 June 1872  AGE   42

VC Won  5 November 1854  AGE 25

Place VC Won  Inkerman, Crimea

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   George Walters   No.   

VC Issue No.   47   Awards   VC    

Regiment   49th Regiment

Later   Royal Berkshire Regiment

Now   1st Battalion The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England

Place Of Death   Park Crescent Lodge, 42 Crawford Street, Marylebone, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes  East Finchley (old St Marylebone) Cemetery, East End Road, East Finchley, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   09 June 1872

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   East Avevnue, Plot E10/55

Gazetted   24 February 1857

VC Presented   26 June 1857 by Queen Victoria at Hyde Park, London, England


P  Headstone East Finchley (old St Marylebone) Cemetery, East End Road, East Finchley, London

By The Way…

Headstone erected on 24 November 1997 by the Regimental Association of The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment

VC Held By

Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment Museum, The Wardrobe, 58 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England



VC 46 VC 48

During the battle of Inkerman he saved the life of a brigadier-general who was surrounded by Russians, having to use his bayonet to bring him back.

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