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John Adam Tytler

Military Person from United Kingdom

John Adam Tytler Brigadier General John Adam Tytler VC CB (29 October 1825 – 14 February 1880) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Tytler was 22 years old, and a lieutenant in the 66th Bengal Native Infantry, Bengal Army, (later 1st Gurkha Rifles) during the Indian Mutiny when the following deed took place on 10 February 1858 at Choorpoorah, India for which he was awarded the VC: He later served in the Umbeyla Campaign and retired with the rank of brigadier general. His Victoria Cross is displayed at The Gurkha Museum in Winchester, Hampshire, England.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1825-10-29
Place of birth
Munger
Nationality
United Kingdom

Death

Date of death
1880-02-14

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