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William John Vousden
Birth: Sep. 20, 1845
Death: Nov. 12, 1902

2nd Afghan War British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the 5th Punjab Cavalry, Indian Army. At Asmai Heights, Afghanistan, on December 14, 1879, his cavalry unit noticed a line of the retreating Kohistan Forces. Although greatly outnumbered, he ordered his unit to charge through and through the enemy backwards and forwards several times. His party was able to swept off the Kohistan Forces until joined by the rest of the combined cavalry troops. For actions in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal. He later achieved the rank of Major General and served as Inspector General of Cavalry in India. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Lahore Cemetery
Lahore
Punjab, Pakistan
 
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Record added: Nov 26, 2003
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William John Vousden
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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