|Born||4 May 1841
|Died||8 August 1907 (aged 66)
Cowes, Isle of Wight
|Buried||St Mary's Churchyard, South Baddesley|
|Service/branch||British Indian Army|
Second Anglo-Afghan War
Third Anglo-Ashanti War
|Awards|| Victoria Cross
Order of St Michael and St George
|Relations||Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Rose Sartorius (father)
Major General Euston Henry Sartorius VC (brother)
Major General Reginald William Sartorius VC CMG (4 May 1841 – 8 August 1907) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
On 17 January 1874 during the attack on Abogu, Ashanti (now Ghana), Major Sartorius removed, under heavy fire, a mortally wounded Houssa non-commissioned officer and placed him under cover. His citation read:
For having during the attack on Abogoo, on the 17th January last, removed from under a heavy fire Serjeant-Major Braimah Doctor, a Housa Non-Commissioned Officer, who was mortally wounded, and placed him under cover.
His father was Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Rose Sartorius and his brother was Major General Euston Henry Sartorius VC. Educated at Victoria College, Jersey; one of the school's five Houses was later named after the brothers. He later achieved the rank of major general having served in the Second Anglo-Afghan War and the Bhutan War.
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