Cemetery, Memorials, MIs
> Bengal Presidency
Roorkee Old Christian Cemetery
|Transcribed by||Peter Bailey|
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This is one of the graveyards for which FIBIS commissioned Mr Rajat Sharma to take photographs and details of all legible headstones. All inscriptions are included wherever they are legible.
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NOTE that the address of this cemetery is Right Bank Canal Road, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, and its co-ordinates are:
29 deg. 51.347 min. N
77 deg. 52.525 min. E
| ||Image Ref. ||277 |
| ||Surname ||Ancrum |
| ||First Name ||A.R. |
| ||Rank ||Lieutenant |
| ||Regiment ||Royal Engineers |
| ||Date of Death ||7 Jul 1879 |
| ||Inscription ||In Memory of the Officers, Non Comsd. Officers Royal Engineers, attached to the Bengal Sappers and Miners who fell in Action or died of wounds or sickness contracted during the Affghan campaign in 1878, 79 and 80. Lieut. A. R. Ancrum, 7 July 1879. Lieut. C. Nugent, 23 Dec 1879. Sergt. Major Charles Hawkins, 18 June 1879. Sergt. Albert Edward Winch, 17 Feb 1879. Sergt. Henry Gill, 18 Aug 1880. Corporal Charles Davis, 17 June 1879. Corpl. Henry Luke, 18 June 1879. Corpl. Reginald A. Anderson, 10 July 1879. Corpl. Henry Riches, 6 Aug. 1879. Corpl. Samuel Boon, 9 Aug 1879. Corpl. John Phillips, 9 Nov 1880. |
Photos and details of Inscriptions of tombstones taken at Roorkee, Uttarakhand, formerly United Provinces.