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VC350   Euston Henry Sartorius

BORN   6 June 1844

DIED   19 February 1925  AGE   80

VC Won  24 October 1879   AGE   35

Place VC Won   Shahjui

War/Campaign  Second Afghan War, Afghanistan

Name   Euston Henry Sartorius   No.    

VC Issue No.   350   Awards   VC   CB

Regiment   59th Regiment

Later   East Lancashire Regiment

Now   The Duke of Lancasters Regiment

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major-General

Place Of Birth   Cintra, near Lisbon, Portugal

Place Of Death   At his home, 'The Old Swan House', 17 Chelsea Embankment, Chelsea, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Peter & St Paul Churchyard, The Mount, Ewhurst, Surrey


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   16 May 1881

VC Presented   1 July 1881 by Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, St Peter & St Paul Churchyard, The Mount, Ewhurst, Surrey

Memorial at Victoria College, Jersey, Channel Islands

P  Named on memorial plaque at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancashire

By The Way…

Brother of (338) Reginald William Sartorius VC

His former house is now Hurtwood House School, surrey. Team member Whitty was once Hurtwood House School’s postman

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



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