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VC342   Andrew Scott

BORN   22 August 1840

DIED   5 September 1882  AGE   42

VC Won  26 July 1877   AGE   36

Place VC Won   Quetta, Baluchistan (now Pakistan)

War/Campaign  Baluchistan

Name   Andrew Scott   No.    

VC Issue No.   342   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Indian Army, Bengal Staff Corps attached to the 4th Sikh Infantry

Later   54th Sikhs Frontier Force

Now   6th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Devon, England

Place Of Death   Srinagar, Kashmir, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Kashmir Cemetery, Jammua Kashmir, India


Date Buried/Cremated   6 September 1882

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   16 January 1878

VC Presented   15 April 1878, India


Headstone, Kashmir Cemetery, Jammua Kashmir, India

By The Way…

Discrepancy if VC awarded in face of enemy, as attack was made by coolies employed by Regiment

VC Held By

Not known



VC 341 VC 343 Quetta

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