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Peter Gill
Birth: Sep., 1831
Death: Oct. 24, 1858

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he served as a Sergeant Major in the Loodiana Regiment, Bengal Army. At Benares, India, on June 4, 1857, Sergeant Major Gill along with two others volunteered to rescue the Pension Paymaster Captain Brown and his family. At great risk, he went in the compound of the family's bungalow that was surrounded by rebels and succeeded in the rescue. That same evening he also saved the saved the life of the Quartermaster Sergeant by cutting off the head of the Sepoy who had just bayonetted him. For daring gallantry, he was awarded the Victoria Cross on August 24, 1858. He later achieved the rank of Lieutenant and was killed in action at Moror, India. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Artillery Lines Cemetery
Gwalior
Madhya Pradesh, India
 
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Record added: Jul 09, 2005
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Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
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 Added: Feb. 21, 2014

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 Added: Oct. 23, 2013
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