The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Clerk, Col. John
Clerk, Col. John, C.V.O. 1896; C.S.I. 1889: s. of late Sir George Russell Clerk, G.C.S.I; served Crimea, with Rifle Brigade, 1854-55 (medal with two clasps, Turkish medal): subsequently exchanged into 4th Dragoon Guards; was guardian to H.H. the Nizam, 1874-76; was Extra Equerry to Queen Victoria and late Duke of Saxe-Coburg; Comptroller and Treasurer to Princess Henry of Battenberg, 1885-99. Address: 33, Elm Park Gardens, S.W. Club: Carlton.