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Jacob Thomas
Birth: 1833
Death: Mar. 3, 1911

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in in Llanwino, he served as a Bombardier in the Bengal Artillery, Bengal Army. During the siege at Lucknow, India, on September 27, 1857, under a heavy fire Bombardier Thomas saved a wounded soldier of the Madras Fusiliers from falling into the hands of the enemy. For most prestigious gallantry, he was awarded the Victoria Cross and later achieved the rank of Quartermaster Sergeant. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Bandel Churchyard
Hooghly
West Bengal, India [unmarked]
Specifically: Grave is not marked
 
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Record added: Sep 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11763248


- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012
I light a candle for Jacob Thomas ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 20, 2012
Remembered especially today on your birthday...
- Sonia.......Scotland
 Added: Mar. 3, 2010
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