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Lieutenant Charles Baker VC, Bengal Police Battalion, 1858 (c)

Photograph, 1858 (c).

Charles George Baker (1830-1906) won the Victoria Cross on 27 September 1858 at Suhejnee, near Peroo in Bengal during the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859). He was in command of a mixed party of cavalry and mounted police (about 120 strong) which attacked and put to flight a force of about 100 mutineers.

From a collection of 595 files relating to Victoria Cross winners between 1855 and 1967.

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NAM. 1974-07-83-17


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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