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Valentine Munbee McMaster, VC

Male 1834 - 1872  (37 years)


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  • Name Valentine Munbee McMaster 
    Suffix VC 
    Born 16 May 1834  Trichinopoly, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jan 1872  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried City Cemetery, Belfast Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I175112  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2018 

    Family Eleanor Burmester,   b. Abt 1851 
    Married Jun 1870  Halifax, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bryce McMaster
     2. Second son McMaster,   b. Halifax, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F11022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • An assistant surgeon in the 78th Regiment of Foot (later The Seaforth Highlanders Ross-shire Buffs, Duke of Albany's) during the Indian Mutiny when the following deed took place on 25 September 1857, at the Siege of Lucknow for which he was awarded the VC:

      'For the intrepidity with which he exposed himself to the fire of the enemy, in bringing in, and attending to, the wounded, on the 25th of September, at Lucknow.'

      He was survived by his wife and six year old son, Bryce