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 Arthur Mayo

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Arthur Mayo

Birth
Oxford, City of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Death 18 May 1920 (aged 80)
Boscombe, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England
Burial Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England
Memorial ID 8096013 View Source
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Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Midshipman in the Indian Navy Naval Brigade. On November 22, 1857, at Dacca, India, Midshipman Mayo headed the charge when his Brigade was ordered to attack two 6-pounder guns manned by mutineers. Under heavy fire Midshipman Mayo was 20 yards in front of his men during the advance and captured the position. For gallantry in action, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson
  • Added: 17 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8096013
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8096013/arthur-mayo : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Mayo (18 May 1840–18 May 1920), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8096013, citing East Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England ; Maintained by Find a Grave .