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VC245   Richard Harte Keatinge

BORN   17 June 1825

DIED   24 May 1904  AGE   78

VC Won  17 March 1858   AGE   32

Place VC Won  Chundairee

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Richard Harte Keatinge   No.    

VC Issue No.   245   Awards   VC   CSI

Regiment   Indian Army, Bombay Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Major

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-General

Place Of Birth   Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Lynwood', North Parade, Horsham, Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Hills Cemetery, Guildford Road, Horsham, West Sussex, England


Date Buried/Cremated   28 May 1904

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   RH Section

Gazetted   25 February 1862

VC Presented   01 January 1863, GOC Bombay, Lieutenant-General Sir W Mansfield, Bombay, India


P  Headstone, Hills Cemetery, Guildford Road, Horsham, West Sussex

P  Named on memorial in Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

By The Way…

He founded the Rajkumar College, Rajkot, Gujarat, India.

VC Held By

With family



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