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Same Shaw

Death 27 Dec 1859
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 7676879 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 11 Jul 2003
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