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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE CITY OF : EDINBURGH

Name Adam,
ARCHIBALD
Thomas,
CADELL
Lorne MacLaine,
CAMPBELL
Arthur Edward,
CUMMING
Rank Sapper Colonel Brigadier Brigadier
Force 218th Field Company
Corps of Royal Engineers
2nd Bengal European Fusiliers
(later The Royal Munster Fusiliers)
Comd 7th Bn The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Comd 2/12th Frontier Force Regiment
Indian Army
VC won France,
4 November 1918
Indian Mutiny,
12 June 1857
Wadi Akarit, Tunisia,
6 April 1943
Kuantan, Malaya,
3 January 1942
London Gaz 6 January 1919 29 April 1862 8 June 1943 20 February 1942
Born Leith,
14 January 1879
Cockenzie, East Lothian,
5 September 1835
London,
22 July 1902
Karachi, India (now Pakistan),
18 June 1896
Died 10 March 1957,
Leith
6 April 1919,
Edinburgh
25 May 1991,
The Airds
10 april 1971,
Edinburgh
Grave Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh Tranent Churchyard, East Edinburgh Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh
Location
of VC
Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham Not publicly held Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling National Army Museum, Chelsea
Remarks None CB DSO & Bar OBE TD OBE MC

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TABLE-2 : EDINBURGH

Name James,
DAVIS
Samuel,
EVANS
Sir Reginald,
GRAHAM
Charles Thomas,
KENNEDY
Rank Private Private Lieutenant-Colonel Private
Force 42nd Regiment
(later The Black Watch, Royal Highlanders)
19th Regiment
(later The Yorkshire Regiment)
9th Bn The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
attd 136th Coy Machine Gun Corps
The Highland Light Infantry
VC won Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858
Crimea,
13 April 1855
Istabulat, Mesopotamia,
22 April 1917
Boer War,
22 November 1900
London Gaz 27 May 1859 23 June 1857 14 September 1917 18 October 1901
Born Edinburgh,
February 1835
Paisley, Renfrewshire,
1821
Calcutta, India,
17 September 1892
Edinburgh,
6 January 1876
Died 2 March 1893,
Edinburgh
4 October 1901,
Edinburgh
6 December 1980,
Edinburgh
24 April 1907,
Edinburgh
Grave North Merchiston Cemetery, Edinburgh
( turfstone erected August 2003 ))
Morningside Cemetery, Edinburgh Morton Hall Crematorium, Edinburgh North Merchiston Cemetery, Edinburgh
(headstone erected June 2002)
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Green Howards Museum, Richmond Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, Glasgow
Remarks None None OBE None

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TABLE-3 : EDINBURGH

Name David Lowe,
MACINTYRE
William,
MCBEAN
John,
MCDOUGALL
Henry Peel,
RITCHIE
Rank Captain Major-General Private Captain
Force The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
1/6th Bn The Highland Light Infantry
93rd Regiment
(later The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)
44th Regiment
(later The Essex Regiment)
Royal Navy
VC won France,
24-27 August 1918
Indian Mutiny,
11 March 1858
Taku Forts, China,
21 August 1860
Dar-es-Salaam Harbour, East Africa,
28 November 1914
London Gaz 26 October 1918 24 December 1858 13 August 1861 10 April 1915
Born Portnahavan, Isle of Islay,
18 June 1895
Inverness,
1 January 1818
Edinburgh,
1839
Edinburgh,
29 January 1879
Died 31 July 1967,
Edinburgh
23 June 1878,
Shooter's Hill, SE London
10 March 1869,
Edinburgh
9 December 1958,
Edinburgh
Grave Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh Grange Cemetery, Edinburgh Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh
(headstone erected 1989)
Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh
Location
of VC
National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Essex Regiment Museum, Chelmsford Not publicly held
Remarks CB None None None

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TABLE-4 : EDINBURGH

Name Walter Potter,
RITCHIE
George,
WILSON


Rank Drum-Major Private

Force 2nd Bn The Seaforth Highlanders The Highland Light Infantry

VC won France,
1 July 1916
France,
14 September 1914


London Gaz 9 September 1916 5 December 1914

Born Glasgow,
27 March 1892
Edinburgh,
29 April 1886


Died 17 March 1965,
Edinburgh
22 April 1926,
Edinburgh


Grave Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh Piershill Cemetery, Edinburgh
( turfstone erected August 2003 )


Location
of VC
Not publicly held Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, Glasgow

Remarks None None

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