The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Prendergast, Sir Harry North Dalrymple
Prendergast, Sir Harry North Dalrymple, G C.B. (1902), K.C.B. (1885); C.B. (1875); s. of Thomas Prendergast, M.C.S.; b. 1834; educ: Cheltenham and Addiscombe; entered Indian Engineers in Madras, 1854; became General, 1887; served in the Persian War, 1857; served in the Indian Mutiny, 1857-8; in the Central India Field Force; gained the V.C., at Mandiswar saving the life of Lt. Dew of the 14th Light Dragoons at the risk of his own, by attempting to cut down a rebel, 1857; also for gallantry in actions, when A.D.C. to Sir Hugh Rose, at Ratghat and Betwa; Brevet-Major; in War, 1867-8; commanded Sappers in the Expedition to Malta, 1878; acted as Military Secretary to Government of Madras; commanded Western Districts, 1880; Ceded Districts, 1881; commanded the British Burma Division, 1883; Hyderabad Subsidiary Force, 1884; Burma Expedition; 1885-6; Offg. Resident, Travancore and Cochin, 1887; Offg. Resident in Mysore, 1887; Governor-General’s Agent, Baroda, 1889; Governor General’s Agent, Beluchistan, 1889; Offg. Resident in Mysore and Commissioner of Coorg, 1891-2. Address: 2 Haran Court, Richmond, Surrey. Club: United Service.