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Herbert Taylor MacPherson
Birth: Jan. 22, 1827
Highland, Scotland
Death: Oct. 20, 1886, Myanmar (Burma)

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant in the 78th Regiment, Seaforth Highlanders. On September 25, 1857, in actions at Lucknow, India, Lieutenant MacPherson led a detachment of men in a bayonet charge which resulted in capturing two enemy brass 9-pounder canons. For gallantry in action, he was promoted Captain and awarded the Victoria Cross Medal in June, 1858. He later achieved the rank of Major General and died of a fever while leading an expedition to pacify the insurgents in Upper Burma, an area which had recently been annexed. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Duncan H Macpherson (____ - 1939)*
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Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Unmarked grave somewhere in Burma
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Dec 10, 2003
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Herbert Taylor MacPherson
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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