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Alexander Thompson
Birth: 1824
Death: Mar. 29, 1880

Indian Mutiny British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lance Corporal in the 42nd Regiment, British Army. On April 15, 1858, during the attack on Fort Ruhya, India, Lance Corporal Thompson volunteered with others to assist in recovering dead and wounded. In the most exposed position under a heavy enemy fire, he carried out the body of a lieutenant from the top of the glacis. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was promoted Sergeant and awarded Victoria Cross Medal. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Wellshill Cemetery
Perth and Kinross, Scotland
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- laurinlaurin espie
 Added: Dec. 12, 2016
A true hero in our time.RIP
- Graham J Parsons
 Added: May. 24, 2015
Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: May. 21, 2015
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