This vignette depicts Thomas Flinn in the act of winning the Victoria Cross during the Indian Mutiny. The Artillery piece is by Mountford, other accessories are by Nimix and Historex. The figures are scratchbuild in Magic Sculpt with the addition of Historex and Hornet heads and hands. The Enfield rifle is a Shenandoah spare. Thomas Flinn VC, born Athlone 1842 was an Irish 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. He was a Drummer in the 64th Regiment (later The North Staffordshire Regiment - The Prince of Wales's), British Army during the Indian Mutiny when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC. On 28 November 1857 at Cawnpore, India, during a charge on the enemy's guns, Drummer Flinn, although wounded himself, engaged in a hand-to-hand encounter with two of the rebel artillerymen killing them and capturing the artillery piece.. He died at Athlone Co Westmeath 10 August 1892. HE WAS 15 YEARS 3 MONTHS OLD.