Queens Own Highlanders

(Seaforth & Camerons)

Regimental Association

Lt. Andrew C. Bogle VC

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Lt. Andrew Cathcart Bogle of the 78th Highlanders was awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry during the advance to Cawnpore.

The citation reads:

“For conspicuous gallantry on 29th July 1857, in the attack on Oonao, in leading the way into a loopholed house, strongly occupied by the enemy, from which a heavy fire harassed the advance of his regiment. Captain Bogle was severely wounded in this important service.”

(London Gazette 2nd September 1859)