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VC205   Hugh McInnes

BORN   October 1835

DIED   7 December 1879  AGE   44

VC Won  14-22 November 1857   AGE   22

Place VC Won  Relief of Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Hugh McInnes   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   205   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Gunner

Rank End Of Career   Gunner

Place Of Birth   Anderston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   61 Cathcart Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   St Peter's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Dalbeth, London Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   09 December 1879

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Central Common Ground

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1859, India


Headstone, St Peter's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Dalbeth, London Road, Glasgow       

P  Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich London

P  Glasgow Victoria Cross memorial, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow (Not named)

By The Way…

A new headstone erected in June 2004

VC Held By

Not known



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Thank you to Michael, Kate & Ruth Pagan for photos in Glasgow

Indian Mutiny