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VC216   James Munro

BORN   1825

DIED   15 February 1871  AGE   45

VC Won  16 November 1857   AGE   32

Place VC Won  Secundra Bagh, Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   James Munro   No.    

VC Issue No.   216   Awards   VC   

Regiment   93rd Regiment

Later   Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Princess Louise's

Now   5th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Colour-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Colour-Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Nigg, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland

Place Of Death   Craig Dunain Asylum for the Insane, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Craig Dunain Hospital Cemetery, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   8 November 1860

VC Presented   09 November 1860 by Queen Victoria at Home Park, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Craig Dunain Hospital Cemetery, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland

By The Way…

Headstone erected by the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Association 14 September 2002

VC Held By

Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum, The Castle, Stirling, Scotland



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Indian Mutiny