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VC228   Sir Harry North Dalrymple Prendergast

BORN   15 October 1834

DIED   24 July 1913  AGE   78

VC Won  21 November 1857   AGE   23

Place VC Won  Mundisore, Ratgurh and Betwa

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Sir Harry North Dalrymple Prendergast   No.    

VC Issue No.   228   Awards   VC   GCB

Regiment   Madras Engineers

Later   

Now   Royal Engineers

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   General

Place Of Birth   Madras, India

Place Of Death   At his home, 2 Heron Court, Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Richmond Cemetery, Lower Grove Road, Richmond, Surrey, England

Cremated

Date Buried/Cremated   28 July 1913

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section M, Grave 1502

Gazetted   21 October 1859

VC Presented   04 January 1860, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Richmond Cemetery, Lower Grove Road, Richmond, Surrey

P  Named on 'For Valour' board at the Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent

P  Named on eldest son's headstone, Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

P  Named on third son's headstone, Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

Plaque, Brighton College Chapel, Eastern Road, Brighton, Sussex


By The Way…

Grave in Richmond Cemetery refurbished in 2008


VC Held By

Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent, England

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