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Same Shaw
Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 27, 1859

Indian Mutiny British Victoria Cross Medal. He served as a Private the 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, Britsh Army. At Lucknow, India, on June 13, 1858, an armed Ghazee was seen to entering a tope of trees when a party of officers and men went after him. Private Shaw, coming upon him, drew his short sword and after a struggle, which he received a severe tulwar-wound, the Ghazee was killed. For individual gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal and later achieved the rank of Corporal. He died on board a ship while traveling from India to England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 2003
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 Added: Dec. 27, 2013
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