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VC222   Peter Grant

BORN   1824

DIED   10 January 1868  AGE   43

VC Won  16 November 1857   AGE   33

Place VC Won  Secundra Bagh, Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Peter Grant   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   222   Awards   VC   

Regiment   93rd Regiment

Later   Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Princess Louise's

Now   5th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Ireland

Place Of Death   River Tay, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Eastern Necropolis, Arbroath Road, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   13 January 1868

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   Poor Ground, Section S (now Section N & O), Lair 309

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   06 December 1859 by Major-General Sir R Garrett at Umbeyla, Peshawar, India


P  Named on bench at Eastern Necropolis, Arbroath Road, Dundee, Scotland (17 May 2003)

By The Way…

After he died, his V.C. was found still pinned to his uniform coat, but has since vanished without trace.

VC Held By

Not known



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