Gill, Peter b. September, 1831 d. October 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...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Artillery Lines Cemetery, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Jarrett, Hanson Chambers Taylor b. March 2, 1837 d. April 10, 1890 Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. He received the award on June 21, 1859 for his actions as a lieutenant in the 26th Bengal Native Infantry of the British Indian Army on October 14, 1858 at Baroun, near Lusknow, British India during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. He was born in Madras, British India and was commissioned as a lieutenant in the 26th Bengal Native Infantry. He remained in India following the end of the Indian Mutiny and achieved the rank of colonel. He died in Saugor (or Sagar)...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Saugor New Cemetery, Saugor, Madhya Pradesh, India Plot: Headstone may have been destroyed.
Smith, Henry b. 1825 d. August 18, 1862 Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Surry England, he served as a Lance Corporal in the 52nd Oxfordshire Regiment of Foot, British Army. During an assault on the Chaundee Chouck, at Delhi, India, September 14, 1857, Lance-Corporal Smith carried away a wounded comrade under a heavy musketry and grape fire. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross and promoted Sergeant on September 21, 1857. He died at age 37 in Gwalior, British India. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Gwalior Cemetery, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India Plot: Buried in a mass grave.