- Name: Edward ROBINSON
- D.O.B: 21st Dec, 1838
- D.O.A: 13th Mar, 1858
- D.O.D: 2nd Oct, 1896
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Able Seaman, HMS Shannon, Naval Brigade, Royal Navy
- Book: The Complete History - Volume 1
The Begum Kothi, Lucknow 13 March 1858
13 March 1858
The Indian Mutiny 1857-59
Sir Colin Campbell’s force besieging Lucknow had captured the Begum Kothi on 11 March 1858 (qv). The Naval Brigade had established a battery in the grounds of the palace.
For conspicuous bravery, in having at Lucknow, on the 13th of March, 1858, under a heavy musketry fire, within fifty yards, jumped on the sand bags of a battery, and extinguished a fire among them. He was dangerously wounded in performing this service.