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VC90   George Ingouville

BORN   7 October 1826

DIED   13 January 1869  AGE   42

VC Won  13 July 1855  AGE 28 Place VC Won  Gulf of Finland, Fort of Viborg

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   George Ingouville  No.   

VC Issue No.   90   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won   Captain of the Mast

Rank End Of Career  Captain of the Mast

Place Of Birth   Le Freconiers, St Saviour,  Jersey, Channel Islands

Place Of Death   At sea

Buried/Location Ashes  


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Lost at sea   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 February 1857

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


Ingouville Lane, St Helier, Jersey

Ingouville Place, St Helier, Jersey

Display at Jersey Militia Museum, Elizabeth Castle, Jersey

P  Named on Wife's Grave at St Andrews Churchyard, First Tower, St Helier

By The Way…

Supposedly washed ashore near Hyeres, Southern France

VC Held By

Jersey Museum, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands



VC 89 VC 91

After an explosion on the navy cutter HMS Arrogant left it helpless and drifting towards the Russians on the shore, Ingouville with the assistance of 89 Dowell, managed to tow the ship out of range of the shore batteries. All the while under heavy fire

VC Ephemera

VC 89
VC 91

Thank you to Neil Eggleton for photos in Jersey

Crimean War