- Name: George STRONG
- D.O.A: 30th Sep, 1855
- D.O.D: 25th Aug, 1888
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Private, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, Guards Brigade, 1st Division
- Book: The Complete History - Volume 1
Sevastopol, Russia 25-30 September 1855
25-30 September 1855
The Crimean War
In the aftermath of the Russian evacuation of Sevastopol, and probably at some time between 25 and 30 September 1855, Private G Strong, Coldstream Guards, removed a live shell from the British trenches.
For having, when on duty in the trenches in the month of September 1855, removed a live shell from the place where it had fallen.