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VC518   George Murray Rolland

BORN   12 May 1869

DIED   8 July 1910  AGE   41

VC Won   22 April 1903   AGE   33

Place VC Won   Daratoleh

War/Campaign  Somaliland

Name   George murray Rolland  No.   

VC Issue No.   518   Awards   VC      

Regiment   Indian Army, Bombay Grenadiers attached to the Berbera-Bohotle Flying Column


Now   The Grenadiers, Indian army

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Wellington, India

Place Of Death   Nagpur, Maharashtra State, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Takli Cemetery, Nagpur, Maharashtra State, India


Date Buried/Cremated   9 July 1910

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Church of England Section

Gazetted   7 August 1903

VC Presented   30 November 1903, OC Troops, Dehra Dun, India


Headstone, Takli Cemetery, Nagpur, Maharashtra State, India

Memorial plaque, St Stephens church, Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London

By The Way…

The Somaliland Campaign was against an uprising of the dervish, led by the “mad mullah”

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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