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.
If you would like to order copies of photographs of any headstone listed in this index please make a note of the Image Reference and order copies on our Cemeteries Project page where you will also find more details about this exciting project.
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. ||172 |
| ||Surname ||Hope |
| ||First Name ||John Pulteney |
| ||Rank ||Lieutenant |
| ||Regiment ||60th Punjabis |
| ||Date of Death ||15 February 1918 |
| ||Age at Death ||29y |
| ||Inscription ||Sacred to the Memory of John Pulteney Hope, (Ian), the dearly loved only child of John Sydney Hope and Eveline Johnstone. Born at Simla 23rd Nov. 1886, Accidentally drowned at Roorkee 15th Feb. 1918 Lieutenant 60th (?) Poonjabis, attached 1st King George's Own Sappers and Miners, Roorkee. Thy Will be Done. |
Photos and details of Inscriptions of tombstones taken at Roorkee, Uttarakhand, formerly United Provinces.