Francis Cornwallis Maude

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Colonel Francis Cornwallis Maude VC CB (28 October 1828 - 19 October 1900) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Maude was 28 years old, and a captain in the Royal Regiment of Artillery, British Army during the Indian Mutiny when the following deed took place on 25 September 1857 at Lucknow, India for which he was awarded the VC:

76 Battery, Royal Artillery is named Maude's Battery in his honour.

He later achieved the rank of colonel and was appointed Consul-General in Warsaw. He was the cousin of Lieutenant Colonel F. F. Maude VC.

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