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VC237   William Goat

BORN   12 January 1836

DIED   26 October 1901  AGE   65

VC Won  6 March 1858   AGE   22

Place VC Won  Lucknow

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   William Goat   No.    

VC Issue No.   237   Awards   VC   

Regiment   9th Lancers

Later   Queen's Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Fritton, Long Stratton, Norfolk, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 22 Leopold Road, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Highland Road Cemetery, Highland Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   26 October 1901

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Plot E, Row 5, Grave 20

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   04 January 1860 by Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Highland Road Cemetery, Highland Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire

By The Way…

Headstone unveiled on 24 October 2003 by the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor Tom Blair

VC Held By

9th / 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), Derby Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, Derbyshire, England



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