Place Of Death At his home, L'Hotel, Verbania-Pallanza, north west of Como, Italy
Buried/Location Ashes Cimitero di Pallanza, Municipal Ossuary
Headstone Unmarked grave Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 1 March 1861
VC Presented 03 June 1862, Commander in Chief India, General Sir Hugh Rose, Gwalior, India
P Originally buried at Old Cemetery, Pallanza then moved c. 1920 to New Cemetery and then remains moved to the Ossuray in May 1996
By The Way…
All seven of his brothers served in The Forces. His family steeped in military history.
VC Held By
In private hands
During the assault on the Indore Presidency, he in command of five others attacked the enemy guns, as a diversion to allow civilians to escape to the safety of the residency. This action saving them from certain slaughter