John McDougall (VC)
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On 21 August 1860 at the Taku Forts, China, Private McDougall with an officer of his regiment (Robert Montresor Rogers) and a lieutenant of the 67th Regiment (Edmund Henry Lenon) displayed great gallantry in swimming the ditches and entering the North Taku Fort by an embrasure during the assault. They were the first of the English established on the walls of the Fort.
His Victoria Cross is displayed at the The Essex Regiment Museum (Chelmsford, Essex, England).
- Monuments To Courage (David Harvey, 1999)
- The Register of the Victoria Cross (This England, 1997)
- SCOTLAND'S FORgotten VALOUR (Graham Ross, 1995)
- Location of grave and VC medal (Edinburgh)
This page has been migrated from the Victoria Cross Reference with permission.