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VC272   Clement Walker-Heaneage

BORN   6 March 1831

DIED   9 December 1901  AGE   70

VC Won  17 June 1858   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Gwalior

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Clement Walker-Heaneage   No.    ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   272   Awards   VC   

Regiment   8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars


Now   Queen's Royal Hussars

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, England

Place Of Death   Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Swithins Parish Church, Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Vault   Plot/Grave no.   Beneath aisle in church

Gazetted   26 January 1859

VC Presented   18 June 1859, GOC Bombay, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Somerset, India


P  Vault, St Swithins Parish Church, Compton Bassett, Wiltshire

P  Featured in a VC display at the Royal British Legion, Endless Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross memorial, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

P  Two memorial windows in St Swithins Parish Church, Compton Bassett, Wiltshire

By The Way…

Later known and named on headstone as Walker-Heneage

VC Held By

Not known



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