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 William George Drummond Stewart

William George Drummond Stewart

Birth
Grandtully, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Death 19 Oct 1868 (aged 37)
Hythe, New Forest District, Hampshire, England
Burial Grandtully, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Memorial ID 8128301 · View Source
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Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Captain in the 93rd Regiment, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. On November 16, 1857, Captain Stewart was ordered to lead an attack on two of the enemy's barracks at Lucknow, India. With a small force, through two of the enemy's guns which were maintaining a heavy flanking fire, he captured the guns and gained possession of the barracks. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal in December, 1858.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 25 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8128301
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William George Drummond Stewart (Feb 1831–19 Oct 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8128301, citing Saint Mary's Church Cemetery, Grandtully, Perth and Kinross, Scotland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .