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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


Date Buried/Cremated   

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



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Thank you to Michael, Kate & Ruth Pagan for photos in Glasgow.

Indian Mutiny