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VC302   Andrew Fitzgibbon

BORN   13 May 1845

DIED   7 March 1883  AGE   38

VC Won  21 August 1860   AGE   15

Place VC Won   Taku Forts, China

War/Campaign  Third China War

Name   Andrew Fitzgibbon   No.    

VC Issue No.   302   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Indian Medical Establishment attached to the 67th Regiment

Later   Hampshire Regiment

Now   Princess Of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Hospital Apprentice

Rank End Of Career   Apothecary

Place Of Birth   Petergurh (Petagurh), Goojerat, India

Place Of Death   Delhi, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Old Delhi Military Cemetery, (Nicholson Cemetery) Kashmere Gate, Delhi, Capital Territory, India.


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Unmarked Grave   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   13 August 1861

VC Presented   


By The Way…

Joint youngest VC recipient at 15  

There is a belief that his Victoria Cross was buried with him

VC Held By

Believed to buried with him, Old Delhi Military Cemetery, India



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