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VC299   John Worthy Chaplin

BORN   23 July 1840

DIED   18 August 1920  AGE   80

VC Won  21 August 1860   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Taku Forts, China

War/Campaign  Third China War

Name   John Worthy Chaplin   No.    

VC Issue No.   299   Awards   VC   CB

Regiment   67th Regiment

Later   Hampshire Regiment

Now   Princess Of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Ensign

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Ewhurst Park, Hampshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Park House', Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Kibworth Cemetery, Harborough Road (A6), Kibworth, Leicestershire


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave 1546

Gazetted   13 August 1861

VC Presented   


P  Headstone, Kibworth Cemetery, Harborough Road (A6), Kibworth, Leicestershire

P  Named on Victoria Cross memorial Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Serles House, Winchester, Hampshire

By The Way…

The nickname of the Hampshire Regiment is “The Hampshire Tigers”

VC Held By

Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Serle's House, Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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