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VC270   Same Shaw

BORN   Date unknown

DIED   27 December 1859  AGE  

VC Won  13 June 1858   AGE   

Place VC Won   Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Same Shaw   No.    

VC Issue No.   270   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), 3rd Battalion

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland

Place Of Death   At sea, off India en route to Great Britain

Buried/Location Ashes   At sea, off India en route to Great Britain


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   26 October 1858

VC Presented   February 1859, India


P  Named on Rifle Brigade Role of Fame Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

Plaque, Coronation Gardens, Kirkyard, Prestopans, Lothian, Scotland

By The Way…

Also known as John

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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Indian Mutiny