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VC197   James William Miller

BORN   1820

DIED   12 June 1892  AGE   72

VC Won  28 October 1857   AGE   37

Place VC Won  Sikra, near Agra

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   James William Miller   No.    

VC Issue No.   197   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Ordnance Department



Rank VC Won   Conductor

Rank End Of Career   Honorary Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   Simla, India

Buried/Location Ashes  Christ Church Churchyard, Mall Road, Simla (Shimla), Himachel Pradesh, India


Date Buried/Cremated   12 June 1892

Headstone   Unmarked grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   25 February 1862

VC Presented   1862, India


P  Glasgow Victoria Cross memorial, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow (Not named)

By The Way…

Burial register shows him as a Major on retired list

VC Held By

Not known - believed stolen



VC 196 VC 198

VC 196
VC 198

Thank you to Michael, Kate & Ruth Pagan for photos in Glasgow

Indian Mutiny