William Spottiswoode Trevor

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Major General William Spottiswoode Trevor VC (9 October 1831 - 2 November 1907) was a 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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Educated at Addiscombe, Trevor was 33 years old, and a major in the Bengal Engineers, Bengal Army during the Bhutan War when the following deed took place on 30 April 1865 at Dewan-Giri, Bhutan for which he was awarded the VC in a joint citation with Lieutenant James Dundas:

He later achieved the rank of major general. His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Royal Engineers Museum.

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  • Sappers VCs
  • (Kensal Green Cemetery)



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