Vanity Fair Print Robert Lindsay VC 1876
Col. Robert James Lloyd Lindsay V.C. M. P Vanity Fair Print .
Original Lithograph Col. Robert James Lloyd Lindsay V.C. M. P with the caption at the bottom of the print: The Victoria & Geneva Crosses
Lindsay fought as a captain in the Scots Guards during the Crimean War. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 20 September 1854 at the Battle of the Alma and 5 November at the Battle of Inkerman. He was later involved in the volunteer movement, serving as Colonel of the Royal Berkshire Volunteers, and subsequently Brigadier-General of the Home Counties Brigade. He was one of the first recipients of the Volunteer Officers’ Decoration. He was also Lieutenant Colonel of the Honourable Artillery Company from 13 November 1866 to 17 August 1881.
He was also Founder of the British Red Cross
Published: 04-Nov-1876 Signed by: SPY, Leslie Ward . Dimensions approximately 26cm x 38cm.
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