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VC182   Stewart McPherson

BORN   1822

DIED   7 December 1892  AGE   70

VC Won  26 September 1857   AGE   35

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Stewart McPherson   No.    

VC Issue No.   182   Awards   VC   

Regiment   78th Regiment

Later   Seaforth Highlanders

Now   4th battalion royal regiment of scotland

Rank VC Won   Colour-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Colour-Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Culross, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Lucknow Villa', Culross, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes  Culross Abbey Cemetery, Kirk Street, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   12 April 1859

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


P  Headstone, Culross Abbey Cemetery, Kirk Street, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

P  Plaque at Culross Abbey, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

P  Seat outside Culross Town House, The Sandhaven, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

By The Way…

New headstone erected 26 September 2000

VC Held By

Highlanders Regiment Museum, Fort George, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland



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