Drum Major Walter Ritchie VC - 2nd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders


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Seaforth Highlanders
( Ross-shire Buffs, Duke of Albany's )





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The following Seaforth Highlanders Victoria Crosses are held by the Highlanders' Museum
Rank First Name Last Name The Highlanders' Museum
Indian Mutiny ( 1857 - 1858 )
Major Andrew Cathcart BOGLE 78th Ross-shire Buffs ( Seaforth Highlanders )
Colonel Aylmer Spicer CAMERON 72nd Highlanders ( Seaforth Highlanders )
Lance Corporal James HOLLOWELL 78th Ross-shire Buffs ( Seaforth Highlanders )
Major General Sir Herbert Taylor MACPHERSON 78th Ross-shire Buffs ( Seaforth Highlanders )
Colour Sergeant Stewart MCPHERSON 78th Ross-shire Buffs ( Seaforth Highlanders )
Sergeant Henry WARD 78th Ross-shire Buffs ( Seaforth Highlanders )
Afghanistan ( 1878 - 1880 )
Sergeant George SELLAR 72nd Highlanders ( Seaforth Highlanders )
Ashanti, West Africa ( 1901 )
Major John MACKENZIE 2nd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders
First World War ( 1914 - 1918 )
Co Sergeant Major Alexander EDWARDS 6th Bn, Seaforth Highlanders
Lieutenant Donald MACKINTOSH 3rd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders
Lance Corporal Robert Gordon MCBEATH 5th Bn, Seaforth Highlanders
Corporal Sidney Williams WARE 1st Bn, Seaforth Highlanders


Location of other Seaforth Highlander VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Petrus CROWE VC destroyed in a fire in South Africa
Surgeon General Joseph JEE Museum of Military Medicine, Mytchett
Surgeon Valentine Munbee MCMASTER National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Sergeant John MEIKLE Dingwall Museum, Ross-shire
Drum Major Walter Potter RITCHIE Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Sergeant Thomas STEELE Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum

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10 August 2003