Downie, Robert b. January 12, 1894 d. April 12, 1968 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Scotland, he received the award for his actions on October 23, 1916 while a sergeant in the 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, British Army, near Lesboeufs, France during World War I. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "On 23 October 1916 east of Lesboeufs, France, when most of the officers had become casualties, Sergeant Downie, utterly regardless of personal danger and under very heavy fire, organised the attack which had been...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Saint Kentigerns Cemetery, Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Fitzpatrick, Pvt. Francis b. 1859 d. July 10, 1933 Zulu Wars Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Ireland, he received the award for his actions as a private in the 94th Regiment of Foot (later known as the Connaught Raiders) of the British Army on November 28, 1879 during one of the Zulu Wars in South Africa. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "On 28 November 1879 during an attack on Sekukuni's Town, South Africa, Private Fitzpatrick and another private (Thomas Flawn) with six men of the Native Contingent, were with a lieutenant of the 1st...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Saint Kentigerns Cemetery, Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland Plot: Grave is not marked.
Millar, Duncan b. June 19, 1824 d. July 7, 1881 Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, he served as a Private in the 42nd Regiment of Foot, British Army. In the actions at Maylah Ghaut, on January 15, 1859, a few men of the 42nd Regiment were skirmishing close with great numbers of the enemy. Some of the men were wounded by sword cuts, the only officer with the 42nd was carried to the rear, severely wounded and the Color Sergeant was killed. Private Millar with another soldier, went forward and directed the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Saint Kentigerns Cemetery, Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland