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VC426   George Findlater

BORN   15 February 1872

DIED   4 March 1942  AGE   70

VC Won   20 October 1897   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Dargal Heights, India

War/Campaign  Tirah Campaign, India

Name   George Findlater   No.    

VC Issue No.   426   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Gordon Highlanders

Later   The Highlanders

Now   4th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Piper

Rank End Of Career   Pipe-Major

Place Of Birth   Forgue, Huntlly, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Scotland

Place Of Death   Cairnhill Forglen, near Turriff, Grampian, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Forglen Cemetery, near Kirkton, Forglen, Abeerdeenshire


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   20 May 1898

VC Presented   14 May 1898 by Queen Victoria at Netley Hospital, Hampshire, England


P  Headstone, Forglen Cemetery, near Kirkton, Forglen, Abeerdeenshire

Plaque Forglen Hall, near Turriff, Grampian, Scotland

By The Way…

George Findlaters Victoria Cross was awarded at Netley Hospital, Southampton, when he was recovering from wounds from his VC action

VC Held By

Gordon Highlanders Museum, St Luke's, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen, Scotland



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Dargai Heights