Personal info

  • Name: James McKechnie
  • D.O.B: August 1st, 1827
  • D.O.A: September 20th, 1854
  • D.O.D: October 20th, 1869
  • Award: Victoria Cross
  • Occupation at time of action: Sergeant, 1st Battalion Scots Fusilier Guards, Guards Brigade, 1st Division


When the formation of the Regiment was disordered at Alma, for having behaved gallantly, and
rallied the men round the Colours.

Supplement to The London Gazette of 24 February 1857. 24 February 1857, Numb. 21971, p. 657

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