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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)
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
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