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BATTLE OF MUDKI - 18th December 1845

Lieutenant John Cuming Bishop - 50th Foot - died of wounds, 6th February 1846. Aged 20.

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bolton, CB - 31st Foot - died of wounds, 4th January 1846. Aged 54.

Lieutenant John Brenchley - 31st Foot - died of wounds, 18th December 1845. Aged 20.

Lieutenant James Brockman - 50th Foot - missing, 17th December. believed killed near Fort Wadni. Aged 27.

Lieutenant Octavius Carey - 29th Foot (attached 50th Foot) - killed in action.
While lying wounded he was 'hacked to pieces' by a group of Sikhs. Son of Major-General Sir Octavius Carey, KCH, of Rozel, Guernsey.
Memorial at St. Peter's Port church, Guernsey -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Octavius Carey of Her Majesty's 26th Regt of Foot, eldest son of Major General Sir Octavius Carey of this island. He was killed on the 18th December 1845 in the glorious action of Moodkee on the River Sutlej In the 26th year of his age. His mortal remains were interred by his brother officers in the memorable field where he fell."

Captain Robert Codrington - 49th Bengal Native Infantry - died of wounds, 22nd January 1847.
Aged 43. Died on a ship bound for Cape Colony.

Captain Francis Dashwood - 1st Foot, 1st Brigade, Bengal Horse Artillery - died of wounds, 22nd December.
Aged 31. Son of Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Dashwood, KCB (Royal Navy), of Somerset.

Lieutenant Charles Digby Dawkins - 11th Bengal Light Cavalry (Commandant, Governor-General's Body-Guard) - died of wounds, 20th June 1846. Aged 45. Son of Henry Dawkins (MP), of Oxford.

Lieutenant William Fisher - 10th Bengal Light Cavalry (Adjutant of the Governor-General's Body-Guard) - killed in action. Aged 23. Son of Revd. A. Fisher.

Assistant-Surgeon Robert Beresford Gahan - 9th Foot (attached 31st Foot) - died of wounds, 29th December. Aged 32.
Grave at Ferozepore - "In memory of R. Beresford Gahan Assist Surgeon H.M. 9th Regt Foot. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Moodkhee 18th Decr 1845. And on the 29th of the month at Ferozepore fell asleep in Jesus. This last tribute of respect has been erected by his attached and devoted widow."

Assistant-Surgeon Alexander Graydon - 50th Foot - died of wounds, 19th December. Aged 28.

Lieutenant George Thomas Hamilton - 24th Bengal Native Infantry - killed in action. Aged 31.

Lieutenant Henry William Hart - 31st Foot - killed in action. Aged 23.

Captain William Robert Herries - 3rd Light Dragoons - killed in action.
Aged 28. Son of John Herries (MP, Secretary of War 1834-5).

Memorial at Barrackpore Church - "Major William Robert Herries, H.M. 3d Light Dragoons, and ADC to the Governor General."

Captain Henry Davis Van Homrigh - 48th Bengal Native Infantry - died of wounds, 19th December.
Aged 35. Son of Peter Van Homrigh (MP for Drogheda). Husband of Caroline Thomas.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John McCaskill, KCB, KH - 9th Foot - killed in action. Aged 65.

Lieutenant John Munro - 10th Bengal Light Cavalry - died of wounds, 21st December.
Aged 25. Son of General John Munro (Madras Army).
Memorial at Barrackpore Church -
"Lieutenant John Monro, 10th Light Cavalry and ADC to the Governor General."

Lieutenant George Newton - 3rd Light Dragoons - killed in action.
Aged 34. Husband of Deborah Lloyd.

Lieutenant Robert Henry Pollock - 3rd Troop, 1st Brigade, Bengal Horse Artillery - died of wounds, 19th December.
Aged 23. Son of Field-Marshall Sir George Pollock, GCB (Bengal Artillery). Born in Dum Dum.

Major-General Sir Robert Henry Sale, GCB - 13th Foot (Light Infantry) - died of wounds, 21st December 1845.
Aged 63. Son of Colonel Robert Sale (Madras Army). Born at Vellore. Husband of Florentia Wynch.

Grave at Ferozepore - "Sacred to the memory of Sir R.H. Sale, GCB and GCD died 21st December 1845, in consequence of wounds received at the Battle of Moodkhee on the 18th of December 1845."

Captain Jasper Trower - 4th Bengal Foot Artillery (No.7 Light Field Battery) - died of wounds, 18th December.
Aged 38. Son of George and Mary Trower. Husband of Charlotte Sunbolf.

Grave at Ferozepore - "Sacred to the memory of Jasper Trower Captain No.7 Light Field Battery Foot Artillery Killed at the Battle of Moodkhee while gallantly leading into action. December 18th AD 1845."

Captain William Gibson Willies - 31st Foot - died of wounds, 24th December.
Aged 49.

Cornet Edward Worley - 3rd Light Dragoons - killed in action.
Aged 30. Son of Thomas Worley, of Moulton, Northampton.

Lieutenant Charles Edward Young - 50th Foot - died of wounds, 29th December.
Memorial (now lost) in the Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth - "To the memory of George James Young, Lieut. 17th Regiment, Bombay N. Infantry, who died at Outacamond on 23rd June 1844, in the 21st year of his age. Also Charles Edward Young, Lieutenant 50th Regiment killed at the Battle of Mookoo on the Sutlej 18th of December 1845, in the 20th year of his age. This tablet is erected by Major and Mrs Young, late of the 38th Regiment, the sorrowing parents of the above young officers cut off in the morning of life in their country's service."


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