Private James Roberts VC - 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers


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IN : WEST LONDON

Name James,
CHAMPION
Frederick,
HITCH
LACHHIMAN GURUNG Peter,
LEITCH
Rank Troop Sergeant Major Private Havildar Colour Sergeant
Force 8th ( King's Royal Irish ) Hussars 2nd Bn, 24th ( Warwickshire ) Regiment
( later South Wales Borderers )
4th Bn, 8th Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army Corps of Royal Engineers
VC won Beejapore, Indian Mutiny,
8 September 1858
Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
Taungdaw, Burma,
12 - 13 May 1945
Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 June 1855
London Gaz 20 January 1860 2 May 1879 27 July 1945 2 June 1858
Born Hammersmith, W London,
1834
Edmonton, Middlesex,
29 November 1856
Dawakhani Village, Chitwan, Nepal,
30 December 1916
Orwell, Kinross,
1820
Died 4 May 1904,
Hammersmith
6 January 1913,
Ealing, W London
12 December 2010,
Chiswick War Memorial Homes, West London
6 December 1892,
Fulham, SW London
Grave Hammersmith Old Cemetery
( headstone erected 2016 )
St Nicholas's Churchyard, Old Chiswick
( headstone repaired in 1998 )
Chiswick New Cemetery, West London Hammersmith Old Cemetery
( headstone erected 2016 )
Location
of VC
Museum of the Queen's Royal Hussars, Warwick South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon 4th Bn, 8th Gurkha Rifles, India Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham
Remarks MSM None None None

WEST LONDON

Name Lord Henry Hugh Manvers,
PERCY
James Reynolds,
ROBERTS
Wiliam,
SPEAKMAN

Rank Lieutenant General Private Sergeant
Force 3rd Bn, Grenadier Guards 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers The Black Watch
att'd 1st Bn, King's Own Scottish Borderers

VC won Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Bolundshadur, Indian Mutiny,
28 September 1857
United Hilltop, Korea,
4 November 1951

London Gaz 5 May 1857 24 December 1858 28 December 1951
Born Cobham, Surrey,
22 August 1817
Bow, East London,
1826
Altringham, Cheshire,
21 September 1927

Died 3 December 1877,
London
1 August 1859,
Marylebone, Central London
20 June 2018,
Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

Grave St Nicholas Chapel, Westminster Abbey
( Northumberland vault )
Paddington Old Cemetery
( common ground - grave marker )
Cremated ( Crematorium identity not publicised )
Location
of VC
Alnwick Castle, Northumberland 9th / 12th Royal Lancers Museum, Derby National War Musem of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle
Remarks KCB None None

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