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Pvt Samuel Turner
Birth: Feb., 1826
Ipswich Borough
Suffolk, England
Death: Jun. 13, 1868
Uttar Pradesh, India

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Suffolk, England, he served as a Private in the 1st Battalion, 60th Rifles, British Army. At Delhi, India, on the night of the June 19, 1857, the enemy attacked the rear of the British camp and heavy fires carried off a mortally wounded British officer. Private Turner was wounded by a saber cut on the right arm while saving the wounded officer. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross on January 20, 1860. He died at age 42 in Meerut, British India. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Meerut Cantonment Cemetery
Uttar Pradesh, India [unmarked]
Specifically: Grave is unmarked
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11763234

Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Jan. 29, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Jun. 13, 2014
I light a candle for Pvt Samuel Turner ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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