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VC355   Sir Arthur George Hammond

BORN   28 September 1843

DIED   20 April 1919  AGE   75

VC Won  14 December 1879   AGE   36

Place VC Won   Asmai Heights

War/Campaign  Second Afghan War, Afghanistan

Name   Sir Arthur George Hammond   No.    

VC Issue No.   355   Awards   VC   KCB   DSO

Regiment   Indian Army, Bengal Staff Corps/ Corps of Guides


Now   The Guides Cavalry (Frontier Force) Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier-General

Place Of Birth   Dawlish, Devon, England

Place Of Death   Camberley, Surrey, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Michael's Churchyard, London Road, Camberley, Surrey


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 October 1881

VC Presented   1 December 1881 by Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, St Michael's Churchyard, London Road, Camberley, Surrey

P  Named on Victoria Cross memorial, Sherbourne School, Dorset

By The Way…

He retired with the rank of Brigadier-General

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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