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VC93   Roderick McGregor

BORN   1822

DIED   9 August 1888  AGE   66

VC Won  July 1855  AGE  33

Place VC Won  Sebastopol, Crimea

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   Roderick McGregor  No.   2074

VC Issue No.   93   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Dunain, near Inverness, Highlands, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Lots', Bunloit, Urquhart, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes  Old Kilmore Cemetery, Drumnadrochit, near Urquhart, Highlands, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 February 1857

VC Presented   26 June 1857 by Queen Victoria at Hyde Park, London, England


P  Headstone, Old Kilmore Cemetery, Drumnadrochit, near Urquhart, Highlands, Scotland

P  Named on Rifle Brigade Role of Fame Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

By The Way…

His V.C. was sold at auction at Sotherbys for £70.00 in Nov 1910

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



VC 92 VC 94

He was awarded his decoration for two separate but similar acts, namely going out into no mans land and dislodging the Russians from their positions using his skill as a sharpshooter

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