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VC289   Herbert Mackworth Clogstoun

BORN   13 June 1820

DIED   6 May 1862  AGE   41

VC Won  15 January 1859   AGE   38

Place VC Won   Chichumbah

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Herbert Mackworth Clogstoun   No.    

VC Issue No.   289   Awards   VC   

Regiment   19th Madras Native Infantry

Later   79th Carnatic Infantry

Now   3rd Battalion The Madras Regiment Indian Army

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies

Place Of Death   Hingoli, Inida

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, probably Madras Cemetery, India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   21 October 1859

VC Presented   19 January 1860, GOC Madras, Lieutenant-General Sir P Grant, Madras, India


By The Way…

Original VC replaced in 1938 to the Commandant of the Royal Deccan Horse

VC Held By

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



VC 288 VC 290

VC 288
VC 290
Indian Mutiny