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VC418   Viscount Alexander Edward Murray Fincastle

BORN   22 April 1871

DIED   29 January 1962  AGE   90

VC Won   17 August 1897   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Nawa Kili, Upper Swat, India

War/Campaign  Malakand Frontier War, India

Name   Viscount Alexander Edward Murray Fincastle   No.    

VC Issue No.   418   Awards   VC   DSO   MVO

Regiment   16th (Queen's) Lancers

Later   Queens Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Portland Place, London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 22 Sussex Lodge, Sussex Place, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, Golders Green, Nth London

Cremated   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London, England

Date Buried/Cremated   1 February 1962

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Crocus lawn, Section 4C

Gazetted   9 November 1897

VC Presented   28 February 1898, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Name on Victoria Cross memorial, Golders Green Crematorium, London

P  Name on Victoria Cross memorial, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

By The Way…

Later The Earl of Dunmore

Cremated under the name of Murray

VC Held By

Not known



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