Cemeteries & Memorials
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. ||228 |
| ||Surname ||Aslett |
| ||First Name ||J.W. |
| ||Rank ||Gunner |
| ||Regiment ||Royal Artillery |
| ||Date of Death ||5 Dec 1887 |
| ||Age at Death ||20y 9m |
| ||Inscription ||Sacred to the Memory of the undermentioned men of No. 4 Battery, 1st Brigade, Eastern Division, Royal Artillery, who died at Roorkee during the years 1887, 1888, 1889 and 1890. Gunr. C. Pell, died 2nd Dec. 1887, aged 24 years. Gunr. W.M. Allen, died 5th Dec. 1887, aged 22 years. Gunr. E. Wright, died 5th Dec. 1887, aged 22 years. Gunr. J.W. Aslett, died 20th Dec. 1887, aged 20 years 9 months. Gunr. T. Neale, died 3rd April 1888, aged 27 years. Sergt. Thomas Hopper, died 8th June 1889, aged 35 years 5 months. Gunr. James McDonald, died 16th Dec. 1889, aged 27 years. |
Photos and details of Inscriptions of tombstones taken at Roorkee, Uttarakhand, formerly United Provinces.