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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE COUNTY OF : TAYSIDE

Name Thomas,
BEACH
Richard Henry,
BURTON
John Manson,
CRAIG
Peter,
GRANT
Rank Private Corporal Second Lieutenant Private
Force 92nd Regiment (Gordon Highlanders)
att'd 55th Regiment (Border Regiment)
1st Bn The Duke of Wellington's
(West Riding) Regiment
1/4th Bn The Royal Scots Fusiliers
attached 1/5th Bn
93rd Regiment
(later The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)
VC won Crimea,
5 November 1854
Monte Ceco, Italy,
8 October 1944
Near Suez Canal, Egypt,
5 June 1917
Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857 *
London Gaz 24 February 1857 4 January 1945 2 August 1917 24 December 1858
Born Dundee,
January 1824
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire,
29 January 1923
Comrie,Perthshire,
5 March 1896
Ireland,
1824
Died 24 August 1864,
Dundee
11 July 1993,
Kirriemuir
19 February 1970,
Crieff
10 January 1868,
River Tay, Dundee (drowned)
Grave Eastern Necropolis, Dundee
(grave not marked)
(Memorial bench in place - May 2003)
Kirriemuir Cemetery Perth Crematorium Eastern Necropolis, Dundee
(grave not marked)
(Memorial bench in place - May 2003)
Location
of VC
Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, India Not publicly held Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None None None * Elected by the regiment

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TABLE-2 : TAYSIDE

Name Charles,
MELVIN
William,
REID
John,
SIMPSON
William George Drummond,
STEWART
Rank Private Flight Lieutenant Major Captain
Force The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 61 Squadron
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
42nd Regiment
(later The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders))
93rd Regiment
(later The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)
VC won Mesopotamia,
21 April 1917
Raid on Düsseldorf,
3 November 1943
Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858
Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857 *
London Gaz 26 November 1917 14 December 1943 27 May 1859 24 December 1858
Born Montrose,
2 May 1885
Baillieston, Glasgow,
21 December 1921
Edinburgh,
29 January 1826
Grandtully, Perthshire,
February 1831
Died 17 July 1941,
Kirriemuir
28 November 2001,
Crieff
27 October 1884,
St Martin's
19 October 1868,
Hythe, Kent
Grave Kirriemuir Cemetery Crieff Cemetery St Martin's Churchyard, St Martin's St Mary's Church, Grandtully ( vault )
Location
of VC
Black Watch Regiment Museum, Perth Not publicly held County Museum of Natural History,
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Not publicly held
Remarks None None None * Elected by the regiment

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TABLE-3 : TAYSIDE

Name Alexander,
THOMPSON



Rank Sergeant


Force 42nd Regiment
(later The Black Watch)



VC won Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858



London Gaz 27 May 1859


Born Edinburgh,
1824



Died Perth,
29 March 1880



Grave Wellshill Cemetery, Perth


Location
of VC
Black Watch Regiment Museum, Perth


Remarks None


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