Corporal Richard Henry Burton VC - 1st Bn, Duke of Wellington's Regiment


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Name Thomas,
BEACH
Richard Henry,
BURTON
Peter,
GRANT
Charles,
MELVIN
Rank Private Corporal Private Private
Force 92nd Regiment ( Gordon Highlanders )
att'd 55th Regiment ( Border Regiment )
1st Bn, Duke of Wellington's Regiment 93rd Regiment
( Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders )
2nd Bn, Black Watch ( Royal Highlanders )
VC won Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Monte Ceco, Italy,
8 October 1944
Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857 *
Istabulat, Mesopotamia,
21 April 1917
London Gaz 24 February 1857 4 January 1945 24 December 1858 26 November 1917
Born Dundee, Angus
January 1824
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire,
29 January 1923
Ireland,
1824
Montrose, Angus
8 May 1885
Died 24 August 1864,
Dundee, Angus
11 July 1993,
Kirriemuir, Angus
10 January 1868,
River Tay, Dundee ( drowned )
17 July 1941,
Kirriemuir, Angus
Grave Eastern Necropolis, Dundee
( grave marked by a bench )
Kirriemuir Cemetery Eastern Necropolis, Dundee
( grave marked by a bench )
Kirriermuir Cemetery
Location
of VC
Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, Punjab, India Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Black Watch Museum, Perth
Remarks None None * Elected by the Regiment None

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