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VC238 Francis Edward Henry Farquharson
BORN 25 March 1837
DIED 12 September 1875 AGE 38
VC Won 9 March 1858 AGE 20
Place VC Won Lucknow
War/Campaign The Indian Mutiny
Name Francis Edward Henry Farquharson No.
VC Issue No. 238 Awards VC
Regiment 42nd Regiment
Later Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Now 3rd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland
Rank VC Won Lieutenant
Rank End Of Career Major
Place Of Birth Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Place Of Death Harberton, near Totnes, Devon, England
Buried/Location Ashes St Andrew's Churchyard, Fore Street, Harberton, Devon, England
Headstone Headstone Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 16 June 1859
VC Presented 04 January 1860 by Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
P Headstone, St Andrew's Churchyard, Fore Street, Harberton, Devon
P Memorial window in St Andrew's Church, Harberton, Devon
P Glasgow Victoria Cross memorial, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow (Not named)
By The Way…
Gained the VC by storming the mutineers defences, Le Martiniere, a former military college.
VC Held By
Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) Museum, Balhousie Castle, Perth, Scotland
Thank you to Michael, Kate & Ruth Pagan for photos in Glasgow.