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Major, 6th Bengal Cavalry, Indian Army
Campaign: First Ashanti Expedition
Deed:On 17 January 1874 during the attack on Abogu, Ashanti (now Ghana), Major Sartorius removed, under heavy fire, a Houssa non-commissioned officer who was mortally wounded, and placed him under cover.
Other Decorations: CMG
VC Publicly Displayed: National Army Museum (Chelsea, England)
Remarks: Brother of Captain E.H. Sartorius, VC.
Later achieved rank of Major General.
Location of grave and VC medal (Hampshire) at The History
of the Victoria Cross