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VC165   George Alexander Renny

BORN   12 May 1825

DIED   5 January 1887  AGE   61

VC Won  16 September 1857  AGE   32

Place VC Won  Delhi Magazine

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   George Alexander Renny   No.    

VC Issue No.   165   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Horse Artillery

Later   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major-General

Place Of Birth   Riga, Latvia (formely Russia)

Place Of Death   Bath, Somerset, England

Buried/Location Ashes  Locksbrook Cemetery, Upper Bristol Road, Bath, Somerset, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section FJ, Grave 864

Gazetted   12 April 1859

VC Presented   09 November 1860 by Queen Victoria at Home Park, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Locksbrook Cemetery, Upper Bristol Road, Bath, Somerset, England

P  Named in Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

By The Way…

His Victoria Cross was bought for £130,000

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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