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Gallantry at Iron Bridge, Lucknow, 11 March 1858

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum

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The incident occurred during The Indian Mutiny of 1857–1859. Captain H. Wilmot gave covering fire as Colonel W. Nash and Private D. Hawkes, himself wounded, rescue a wounded comrade under fire, carrying him some distance to safety. All three were awarded the Victoria Cross.

The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum



oil on board


H 24 x W 32.5 cm

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acquired, 1958

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