Private Robert Newell VC - 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: INDIA ( NAMES N to R )

Name NAMDEO JADHAV NAND SINGH Robert,
NEWELL
James,
PARK
Rank Havildar Lance Naik Private Gunner
Force 1st Bn, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry, Indian Army 1st Bn, ( King George's Own ), 11th Sikh Regiment, Indian Army 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers Bengal Artillery
VC won Senio River, Italy,
9 April 1945
Arakan, Burma,
11 - 12 March 1944
Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
19 March 1858
Relief of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
14 - 22 November 1857
London Gaz 19 June 1945 6 June 1944 24 December 1858 24 December 1858
Born Nimai Village, Bombay, India,
10 November 1921
Bahadur Village, Punjab, India,
24 September 1914
Seaham, Co Durham,
1835
Glasgow,
January 1835
Died 2 August 1964,
Pune, Maharashtra, India
12 December 1947,
Uri, Jammu & Kashmir, India
11 July 1858,
Umballa, India *
14 June 1858,
Lucknow, India
Grave Cremated Pune No known grave Umballa Cemetery,
( grave not marked )
Burial location unknown
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held
Remarks None Killed in action during the India-Pakistan War of 1947 * Died from severe diarrhoea None

INDIA ( N to R )

Name John,
PARK
James,
PEARSON
Sir William,
PEEL
Everard Aloysius Lisle,
PHILLIPPS
Rank Sergeant Sergeant Captain Ensign
Force 77th Regiment,
( Middlesex Regiment )
86th ( Royal County Down ) Regiment,
( Royal Irish Rifles )
Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) 60th Rifles
( ex - 11th Bengal Native Infantry )
VC won Alma & Inkermann, Crimea,
20 September & 5 November 1854
Jhansi & Calpee, Indian Mutiny,
3 April 1858
Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 October 1854
Siege of Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
30 May to 18 September 1857
London Gaz 24 February 1857 28 April 1860 24 February 1857 21 October 1859
Born Londonderry,
February 1835
Rathdowney, Co Laois,
2 October 1822
London,
2 November 1824
Coleorton, Leicestershire,
28 May 1835
Died 16 May 1863,
Allahabad, India *
23 January 1900,
Madras area, India
27 April 1858,
Cawnpore, India *
17 September 1857,
Delhi, India *
Grave Allahabad Cemetery,
( grave not marked )
Burial location unknown
( possibly St Thomas' Cemetery, Madras )
Old British Cemetery,
( grave not marked )
Old Delhi Military Cemetery,
( grave not marked )
Location
of VC
Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester Not publicly held National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Not publicly held
Remarks * Died from heat apoplexy None * Died of smallpox * Possibly the first posthumous award.

INDIA ( N to R )

Name PREMINDRA SINGH BHAGAT John,
PURCELL
John Neil,
RANDLE
William,
RAYNOR
Rank Lieutenant General Private Captain Captain
Force Indian Engineers, ( Royal Bombay Sappers & Miners ) 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers 2nd Bn, Royal Norfolk Regiment Bengal Veterans Establishment
VC won Gallabat, Abyssinia,
31 January to 1 February 1941
Siege of Dehli, Indian Mutiny,
19 June 1857
Kohima Ridge, India,
4 - 6 May 1944
Delhi Magazine, Indian Mutiny,
11 May 1857
London Gaz 10 June 1941 15 January 1858 12 December 1944 18 June 1858
Born Bhagat Kot, India,
14 October 1918
Kilcommon, Co Galway,
1814
Benares, India,
22 December 1917
Plumtree, Nottinghamshire,
July 1795
Died 23 May 1975,
Calcutta, India
19 September 1857,
Siege of Delhi, India
6 May 1944,
Kohima Ridge, India
13 December 1860,
Ferozepore, India
Grave Cremated Keoratola Delhi Old Military Cemetery,
( grave not marked )
Kohima War Cemetery
( image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )
Ferozepore Civil Cemetery
Location
of VC
Bombay Engineers Museum, Kirkee, Pune Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Royal Logistic Corps Museum, Camberley
Remarks None None None None

INDIA ( N to R )

Name George Murray,
ROLLAND
John,
RYAN
Miles,
RYAN

Rank Major Private Drummer
Force 1st Grenadier Regiment, Bombay Infantry 1st Madras ( European ) Fusiliers,
( Royal Dublin Fusiliers )
1st Bengal ( European ) Fusiliers,
( Royal Munster Fusiliers )

VC won Daratoleh, Somaliland,
22 April 1903
Relief of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
26 September 1857
Kabul Gate, Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
14 September 1857

London Gaz 7 August 1903 18 June 1858 24 December 1858
Born Wellington, India,
12 May 1869
Killkenny,
1823
Londonderry, N Ireland,
1826

Died 8 July 1910,
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
4 March 1858,
Cawnpore, India
January 1887,
Possibly in the Bengal area

Grave Takli Cemetery, Nagpur Old British Cemetery, Cawnpore Burial location unknown
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
National Army Museum, London Not publicly held
Remarks None None None

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