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VC128   William George Cubitt

BORN   19 October 1835

DIED   25 January 1903  AGE   67

VC Won  30 June 1857  AGE 21

Place VC Won  Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   William George Cubitt   No.   

VC Issue No.   128   Awards   VC   DSO

Regiment   13th Bengal Native Infantry

Later   13th (Shekhawati) Rajput Infantry

Now   Rajputana Rifles Indian Army

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Calcutta, India

Place Of Death   Eastfield, Yorkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes  St Peter's Churchyard, Grove Cross Road, Frimley, Surrey, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone    Headstone  Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 June 1859

VC Presented   04 January 1860, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, St Peter's Churchyard, Grove Cross Road, Frimley, Surrey, England

By The Way…

Uncle of (889) Lewis Pugh Evans VC

Brother-in-law of (137) Sir James Hills-Johnes VC

VC Held By




VC 127 VC 129

During the retreat from Chinhut on 30th June 1857, he saved the lives of three men from the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry at great personal risk

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