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VC383   Peter Brown

BORN   December 1862

DIED   11 September 1894  AGE   31

VC Won  8 April 1879   AGE   16

Place VC Won   Moirosi’s Mountain, South Africa

War/Campaign  Basuto War

Name   Peter Brown   No.    

VC Issue No.   383   Awards   VC   

Regiment   South African Forces, Cape Mounted Riflemen



Rank VC Won   Trooper

Rank End Of Career   Trooper

Place Of Birth   Sweden

Place Of Death   At his home, 1 Primrose Street, Cape Town, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   Woltemade Cemetery,(Maitland Cemetery), Voortrekker Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   Grave 81594A

Gazetted   12 April 1880

VC Presented   1880, Lord Wolseley, King Williams Town, South Africa


By The Way…

Grave reused with Abrahamse headstone

VC Held By

Amathole Museum, King Williams Town, Cape Province, South Africa



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