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Officers Killed - PUNJAB CAMPAIGN


BATTLE OF GUJERAT - 21st February 1849

Captain John Anderson - Bengal Horse Artillery - killed in action.
Aged 42. Son of Alexander and Christian Anderson, of London.
Grave at Gujerat -
"Beneath this tomb lie the remains of Captain John Anderson of the Bengal Artillery killed in action, on the 21st of February 1849, no man was more esteemed by the officers and men of his Regiment then he who sleeps in a soldier's grave dug on the field of battle in the hour of victory."

Lieutenant Robert Cox - 8th Bengal Native Infantry - killed in action.
Aged 24.
Grave at Gujerat -
"Sacred to the memory of Lt. Robert Cox, 8th Regiment Bengal N.I. Killed in action at Goojrat, 21st February 1849. Erected by his brother officers."

2nd Lieutenant Edward William Day - 1st Battalion Bengal Artillery - killed in action.
Aged 18.
Grave at Gujerat -
"To the memory of Lieut. E.W. Day Bengal Artillery who fell in action at Goojrat, 21st February 1849, erected by his brother officers."

2nd Lieutenant Benjamin Martin Hutchinson - Bengal Engineers - died of wounds, 12th March 1849. Aged 18.
Grave at Gujerat -
"In memory of Lieutt Benjamin Hutchinson Bengal Engineers, who died from the effects of a wound received in action at Goojrat, 21st February 1849. This monument has been erected over his remains by the brother officers of his Corps."

Lieutenant Ambrose Lloyd - 14th Light Dragoons - killed in action.
Aged 20.

Grave at Gujerat - "Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Ambrose Lloyd 14th Lt Dragoons who fell in action at Goojrat February 21st 1849. Erected by his brother officers."

Lieutenant George Hill Sprot - 2nd Bengal European Regiment - killed in action at Barra Kalra.
Aged 20. Son of Mark Sprot, of Lanark.
Grave at Gujerat -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieut George Hill Sprot, 2nd Benl Eurn Regt who was killed in the action at Goojrat, 21st February 1849. Erected by his brother officers."


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