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VC229   Arthur Mayo

BORN   18 May 1840

DIED   18 May 1920  AGE   80

VC Won  22 November 1857   AGE   17

Place VC Won  Dacca

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Arthur Mayo   No.    

VC Issue No.   229   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Naval Brigade, Indian Army



Rank VC Won   Midshipman

Rank End Of Career   Midshipman

Place Of Birth   Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Boscombe, Dorset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   East Cemetery, Gloucester Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section K-4, Grave 207

Gazetted   25 February 1862

VC Presented   Registered post


P  Headstone, East Cemetery, Gloucester Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset

P  Memorial window in the Lady Chapel at Corpus Christi Parish Church, Boscombe, Dorset

By The Way…

He spent his last years living in Bournemouth, and being an active member of the Corpus Christi Church, Boscombe.

VC possibly sold to the Museum of Bombay by his daughter Margaret in 1931/ 32

VC Held By

Not known



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