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 Hugh McInnes

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Hugh McInnes Famous memorial

Birth
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Death
7 Dec 1879 (aged 64)
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Burial
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Memorial ID
11562171 View Source

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Scotland, he was gazetted with the award on December 24, 1858 for his actions as a gunner in the Bengal Artillery of the British Bengal Army in November 1857 at the Relief of Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "Elected respectively, under the 13th clause of the Royal Warrant of 29 January 1856, by the Officers and non-commissioned officers generally, and by the private soldiers of each troop or battery, for conspicuous gallantry at the relief of Lucknow, from the 14th to 22 November 1857." He died at the age of 64. The location of his Victoria Cross medal is unknown.

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Scotland, he was gazetted with the award on December 24, 1858 for his actions as a gunner in the Bengal Artillery of the British Bengal Army in November 1857 at the Relief of Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "Elected respectively, under the 13th clause of the Royal Warrant of 29 January 1856, by the Officers and non-commissioned officers generally, and by the private soldiers of each troop or battery, for conspicuous gallantry at the relief of Lucknow, from the 14th to 22 November 1857." He died at the age of 64. The location of his Victoria Cross medal is unknown.

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  • Added: 18 Aug 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11562171
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11562171/hugh-mcinnes: accessed ), memorial page for Hugh McInnes (Oct 1815–7 Dec 1879), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11562171, citing Dalbeth Cemetery, Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland; Maintained by Find a Grave .