Captain James Dundas VC

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Glenalmond College Chapel

Back Lane

Glenalmond

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Afghanistan (1900-1999)
About the memorial: Plain marble tablet on a mottled marble backboard. He gained the VC in Bhutan in 1865 and was killed in the 2nd Afghan War in 1879
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF/CAPT. JAMES DUNDAS V.C./ROYAL ENGINEERS WHO/GAINED THE VICTORIA CROSS/FOR GALLANTRY AT THE/ATTACK ON THE BLOCK-/HOUSE AT DEWAN GIRI/BHUTAN 30 APRIL 1865/AND MET HIS DEATH DUR-/ING THE AFGHAN WAR /IN ATTEMPTING TO BLOW/UP A FORT NEAR CABUL/BORN 12 SEPTEMBER 1842/DIED 23 DECEMBER 1879/GLENALMOND 1855-1857

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