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William James Thompson VC.

William James Thompson (1830 – 05/12/1891) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Indian Mutiny on 9 July 1857. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 20 January 1860, Issue: 22347, Page: 179,  reads: “60th Rifles (1st Battalion), Private James … Continue reading

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