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VC155   Robert Haydon Shebbeare

BORN   13 January 1827

DIED   16 September 1860  AGE   33

VC Won  14 September 1857  AGE   30

Place VC Won  Delhi, India

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Robert Haydon Shebbeare   No.    

VC Issue No.   155   Awards   VC   

Regiment   60th Bengal Native Infantry

Later   Disbanded


Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Clapham, London, England

Place Of Death   On board SS 'Emau', between Shanghai, China and Point du Galle

Buried/Location Ashes  At sea, presumably between Shanghai and Point du Galle, China


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   21 October 1859

VC Presented   By registered post


A memorial window did exsist in St Marks church, Surbiton, Surrey, but window was destroyed by enemy action in World War 2

By The Way…

After 16 years away in India and China he died on the passage home

VC Held By

Held by the family



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Indian Mutiny