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VC247 Robert Newell
DIED 11 July 1858 AGE 33
VC Won 19 March 1858 AGE 23
Place VC Won Lucknow
War/Campaign The Indian Mutiny
Name Robert Newell No.
VC Issue No. 247 Awards VC
Regiment 9th Lancers
Later Queen's Royal Lancers
Now The Royal Lancers
Rank VC Won Private
Rank End Of Career Private
Place Of Birth Seaham, Co. Durham, England
Place Of Death Near Umballa, India
Buried/Location Ashes Umballa Cemetery, Jagadhari Road, Umballa (Ambala), Haryana, India.
Date Buried/Cremated 12 July 1858
Headstone Unmarked Grave Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 24 December 1858
VC Presented Registered post to the Commander in Chief East Indies for delivery to his widow
By The Way…
Burial register shows age as 36
VC Held By
The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M