|Died||10 January 1877 (aged 49)|
|Place of birth||West Horsley, Surrey|
|Place of death||Cuckfield, West Sussex|
|Buried at||Holy Trinity Churchyard, Hurstpierpoint|
Second Anglo-Sikh War|
George Waller VC (June 1827 – 10 January 1877) 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.
Waller was about 30 years old, and a colour-sergeant in the 1st Battalion, 60th Rifles (later The King's Royal Rifle Corps), British Army during the Indian Mutiny when the following deed took place at Delhi, British India for which he was awarded the VC.
For conspicuous bravery at Delhi on the 14th of September, 1857, in charging and capturing the Enemy's guns near the Cabul Gate; and again, on the 18th of September, 1857, in the repulse of a sudden attack made by the Enemy on a gun near the Chaudney Chouk. Elected by the Non-Commissioned Officers of the Regiment.
His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester, England.
- ↑ The London Gazette: . 20 January 1860. Retrieved 26 September 2009.
- Location of grave and VC medal (West Sussex)
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