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VC180   Sir Anthony Dickson Home

BORN   30 November 1826

DIED   10 August 1914  AGE   87

VC Won  26 September 1857   AGE   30

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Sir Anthony Dickson Home   No.    

VC Issue No.   180   Awards   VC   KCB

Regiment   90th Regiment

Later   Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Surgeon

Rank End Of Career   Surgeon-General

Place Of Birth   Dunbar, Lothian, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, 7 Palace Gardens, Kensington, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes  Highgate Western Cemetery (guided tours only), Swain's Lane, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   12 August 1914

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Consecrated Ground, Square 50, Grave 16593 (access by guided tour)

Gazetted   18 June 1858

VC Presented   08 June 1859 by Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Highgate Cemetery North London

P  Plaque at National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs

By The Way…

When he died in 1914 it was only three days after the first, VC 1 Lucas died

VC Held By

Royal Army Medical Corps Museum, Keogh Barracks, Mytchett Place Road, Ash Vale, Aldershot, Hampshire, England



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