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60th Rifles

Memorial at Beonja Khasra:

"Erected by the 60th Rifles in memory of -
Captain F. Andrews
Sergeant W. McPherson
Corporal T. O'Meaghe
Private J. Daring
Private S.J. Gainty
Private D. Tommisson
Private H. Armitage
Private J. Scriven
Private P. Quirk
Private A. Edmonds
Private J. Casey
who were killed near this spot in action with the mutineers of the Bengal Army on the 30th and 31st May 1857.
And of -
Sergeant R. Hackett
Corporal J. Sherry
Corporal J. Moore
Private J. Lehane
who died of sunstroke during the fight.
They all belonged to the 1st Battalion, 60th Rifles, and were buried here.
And also of -
Ensign W.H. Napier, who was wounded on the 31st May and died at Meerut on the 4th June 1857."

Bengal Artillery

Memorial at Delhi:

"On the 11th May 1857 nine resolute Englishmen

Lieut. Geo. Dobson Willoughby, Bengal Artillery, in command

Lieutenant William Raynor - Lieutenant Geo. Forrest
Conductor Geo. William Shaw - Conductor John Buckley
Conductor John Scully - Sub Conductor William Crow
Sergeant Benjamin Edward - Sergeant Peter Stewart

defended the magazine of Delhi for more than four hours against large numbers
of the rebels and mutineers until the walls being scaled and all hope of succour
gone these brave men fired the magazine - five of the gallant band perished in the
explosion which at the same time destroyed many of the enemy.
This tablet marking the former entrance gate of the magazine is placed here by the
Government of India."

Memorial at Benja Khasra:

"In memory of 1st Lieutenant Henry George Perkins
Bombadier Bernard Horan
Rough Rider Patrick O'Neil
Gunner John Riley
of the 2nd Troop, 1st Brigade Bengal Horse Artillery
who fell in action with the mutineers at the Hindan river on the 31st May 1857 nobly doing their duty.
This monument is erected by their Commanding Officer Colonel H. Tombs, in token of esteem and regret."

Bengal Sappers and Miners

Memorial in Delhi:

"On the 14th September 1857 the British force stormed Delhi, it was after sunrise on that day that the undermentioned party advancing from Ludlow Castle in the face of a heavy fire and crossing this bridge which had been almost totally destroyed lodged powder bags against and blew in the right leaf of this gate thus opening a way for the assaulting Column.

Lieutenant Duncan Home
Lieutenant Philip Salkeld
Bengal Engineers, mortally wounded.

Sergeant John Smith
Sergeant A.B. Carmichael. killed
Corporal F. Burgess. killed
Bengal Sappers and Miners.

Bugler Hawthorne. 52nd Foot
Soobadar Toola Ram
Jemadar Bis Ram
Havildar Madhoo. wounded
Havildar Tilok Singh. mortally wounded
Sepoy Ram Heth. killed
Bengal Sappers and Miners

This memorial is placed here as a tribute of respect to these gallant soldiers
by General Lord Napier of Magdala Colonel Royal Engineers and
Commander in Chief in India 1876."

1st European Bangal Fusiliers

Memorial at Sadar Bazar, Delhi:

"Here repose the following officer, non commissioned officers and men of the
1st Bengal Fusiliers killed in the attack on the enemys fortified position
at Kissen-gunge on the morning of the successful assault and storm of Delhi.
Captain G.G. McBarnett 55th N.I. (attached).
Sergt Alfred Webb
Michael Hutchinson
Samuel Piert
Austin Dunleavy
Corpl Charles Pogson
Thomas Rodgers
William Fisher
Private John Tenpenny
James Stapleton
George W. Cook
John Deunchy
John Lavery
Charles French
Walter Hastings
William Stephenson
John Wood
John McGovern
Elijah Taylor
Dennis Mooney

Familiar with the aspect of Death whom they had confonted in so many battles
from which they always emerged victorious they met His last inevitable call
here with intrepidity Falling on the 14th of September 1857 in the faithful
discharge of their duty. This Monument was erected by their Officers and
fellow soldiers of the 1st Regiment European Bengal Fusiliers in their
remembrance which is part of its glory. The rest remains with the Lord."

Royal Horse Artillery

Memorial at Gurdaspur:

"Here lie British Soldiers of C Baty 2nd R.H.B. Arty
who died from wounds received at Trimmoo in July 1857.
Bombdr E. Covenay of Cork
Gunr J. Clarke of Dublin
Gunr A. Corrigan. Fermanagh

3rd Co. 1st Bat. Ft Arty
Sergt. Clary of Tiperrary
Gunr Clelland of Down."

52nd Foot

Memorial at Gurdaspur:

"Here lie British soldiers of HM 52nd Lt Infy Killed in action at Trimmoo on the 11th July 1857

Sergt W. Forbes of Armagh
Sergt D. Jukeman. Workingham, Berks
Privtt S. Bates. Lewes, Sussex
Privtt T. Kelley. Longhrea, Galway
Privtt J. Neil. Fortdown, Armagh
Privtt G. Nicholas. Chertsey, Surrey
Privtt M. O'Malley. Castlebar, Mayo
Privtt T. Rilley. Mullingar, W. Meath."

Telegraph Department

Memorial in Delhi:

"Erected on 19th April 1902 by members of the Telegraph Department to commemorate the loyalty and devoted services of the Delhi Telegraph Office Staff on the eventful 11th May 1857. On that day two young signallers William Bendish and I.W. Pilkington remained on duty till ordered to leave and by telegraphing to Umballa information of what was happening at Delhi rendered invaluable service to the Punjab Government. In the words of Sir Robert Montgomery 'The Electric Telegraph has saved India.'

The Delhi Telegraph Office Staff on 11th May 1857 consisted of the following -
Charles Todd. Assistant in charge - killed near cable house on left bank River Jumna on morning above date while endeavouring to restore telegraphic communication with Meerut.
W. Bendish. Signaller. Retired 1st September 1896.
L.W. Pilkington. Signaller - voluntarily returned to Telegraph Office from Flag Staff Tower and signalled despatch to Commander-in-Chief containing full report of Mutiny. Taken prisoner after doing so but escaped - Died Roorkee 24th March 1867.

Casualties in the Telegraph Department during the Mutiny

Delhi - Charles Todd

Cawnpore - Henry Farmer
Edwin Brierly
Thomas Couzens
Francis Scallon
Thomas Goodinge

Lucknow - William Ramsay
John Devere

Indore - James Butler
Thomas Brooke
William Avery
David Bone

Chanda - S.H. Gartlan
I. Hall."


Memorial in Ludhiana District:

"Erected by the Government of the Punjab in memory of Leopold Oliver Fitzhardinge Berkeley, Extra-Assist Commissioner, who was killed on the 21st September 1857, near Noorsha in the Googaira Dist. fighting bravely against the enemies of the State."

Memorials at Delhi:

"Sacred to the memory of M.J.A. Clifford, daughter of Captn R.M. Clifford, Carn Cottage, County Cavan, aged 24 years who was cruelly murdered on the 11th May 1857 in the palace of Delhie when on a visit at the Revd J. Jennings also to the memory of Wigram Clifford brother of the above, Bengal Civil Service, aged 23 years who after having shared in all the dangers of the siege of Delhie fell in an attack on the outpost of the Mewatties near the village of Alipoor in the Goorgaon district on the 31st Oct. 1857."

"Sacred to the memory of Hervey Harris Greathead, of the Bengal Civil Service, second son of Edward Greathead Esqr of Uddens, Dorset, sometime Commissioner of Meerut, and Agent to the Lt. Govr. N.W.P. with the Field Force throughout the siege of Delhie, where he died of cholera September 19th 1857, aged 40 years."

Memorial at Sirsa:

"Sacred to the memory of Lieut. J.H. Hilliard, second in command, late Hurrianah Battalion, and Mr. J.W. Fell, Assistant Patrol, Customs Department, who were both treacherously murdered on the 30th May 1857 by the rebel inhabitants of the village of Chutrayan in the Sirsa District. This tomb was erected over the recovered remains by order of the Government."

Memorials at Hissar:

"Sacred to the memory of the Europeans murdered at Hissar and Hansee.
Sergeant Fitzpatrick, Overseer Canal Department and child.
Sergeant Major Murphy, Hurriana Light Infantry.
Mr. Joseph Williams, Superintendent of Customs and his daughter Miss Williams.
Victims of 1857."

"Sacred to the memory of the Europeans murdered at Hissar and Hansee.
John Wedderburn Esquire, Collector and Magistrate.
Mrs Wedderburn and infant son.
Lieutenant C.W. Barwell, Adjutant Hurriana Light Infantry, and
Mrs. Margaret Barwell. Victims of 1857."