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VC268   Valentine Bambrick

BORN   13 April 1837

DIED   1 April 1864  AGE   26

VC Won  6 May 1858   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Bareilly

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Valentine Bambrick   No.    

VC Issue No.   268   Awards   VC (forfeited 3 December 1863)   

Regiment   60th  Regiment, 1st Battalion

Later   King's Royal Rifle Corps

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Cawnpore, India

Place Of Death   Pentonville Prison, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Islington Cemetery, High Road, East Finchley, North London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   April 1864

Headstone   Unmarked grave   Plot/Grave no.   Section V, Public Grave 3731

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1859, India


Plaque at Islington Cemetery Chapel , High Road, East Finchley, London (10 September 2002)

By The Way…

VC forfeited for theft of comrade's medals

VC Held By

Not known



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