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VC290   Duncan Millar

BORN   June 1831

DIED   15 July 1881  AGE   50

VC Won  15 January 1859   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Maylah Ghat, India

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Duncan Millar   No.    

VC Issue No.   290   Awards   VC   

Regiment   42nd Regiment

Later   Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Now   3rd Battalion Royal Regiment Of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, 44 Hutcheson Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   St Kentigern's Cemetery, Tresta Road, Cadder, Glasgow, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 June 1859

VC Presented   7 April 1860, Brigadier-General Sir R Walpole, Bareilly, India


Display at National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, Midlothian, Scotland

By The Way…

Originally buried at Anderston Burial Ground, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (North Street, Heddle Place & Cheapside Street Burial Grounds, closed c. 1967, graves exhumed and re-interred at Linn Cemetery?

Also known as Miller

VC Held By

Scottish United Services Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland



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