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Francis David Millest Brown
Birth: Aug. 7, 1837
Death: Nov. 21, 1895

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born Francis David Millett Brown in Bhagalpur, India, he served as a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st Bengal European Fusiliers. At Narnoul, India on November 16, 1857, 1st Lieutenant Brown at the imminent risk of his own life, rushed to the assistance of a wounded soldier of the 1st Bengal European Fusiliers. He carried off injured solider under a heavy fire from the enemy, whose cavalry were within forty or fifty yards of him at the time. For this act of bravery, he was vested the Victoria Cross by Queen Victoria on April 24, 1860, at St. James's Palace. Remaining in the service, he retired a Lieutenant Colonel in August, 1894. He died at age 58 in Sandown, Isle of Wight. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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West Hill Cemetery
Winchester
City of Winchester
Hampshire, England
 
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Record added: Jul 03, 2005
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Francis David Millest Brown
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Francis David Millest Brown
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Francis David Millest Brown
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