6 February 1873|
|Died||20 June 1952
|Unit||The Dorsetshire Regiment|
Samuel Vickery VC (6 February 1873 – 20 June 1952) was an English 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.
Vickery was 24 years old, and a private in the 1st Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment, British Army during the Tirah Campaign in British India when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.
On 20 October 1897 during the attack on the Dargai Heights, Tirah, Private Vickery ran down the slope and rescued a wounded comrade under heavy fire, bringing him back to cover. He subsequently distinguished himself in the Waran Valley, killing three of the enemy who attacked him when he was separated from his company.
- The London Gazette: . 20 May 1898. Retrieved 31 January 2011.
- Location of grave and VC medal (Mid Glamorgan, Wales)