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MALACCA 1831-1832

Lieutenant James WHITE - 29th Madras Native Infantry - killed in action - 20th August 1831.
Born July 1806, son of Captain James White (89th Foot) and Charlotte White. Married Catherine Lane at Vepery, 28th June 1830.
Singapore Chronicle, 15th Sept. 1831: "At Rumbeiga, about 10 miles from Malacca, whilst gallantly attacking the Stockade at that place, on the 20th August 1831, Lieutenant James White, of the 29th Regiment Madras Native Infantry..."
Grave at Malacca -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieutenants White and Harding of the 29th Regiment Madras N.I. who fell in action with the Malays, the former on the 20th August 1831, and the latter on the 29th March 1832. This tomb was erected as a mark of respect and esteem by their brother officers."

Lieutenant Edmund Vincent HARDING - 29th Madras Native Infantry - died of wounds - 30th March 1832.
Born 5th August 1808 at Somerstown, son of Edmund Vincent Harding and Mary Trelawny. Married Florentine Herg at Madras, 15th December 1830. Shot in the throat during the attack on the Stockade at Ayer Mangis, 29th March and died next day. See tomb above.

Ensign George Holford WALKER - 5th Madras Native Infantry - killed in action - 3rd May 1832.
Born 28th December 1813, son of Joshua and Anna Walker. Killed in attack on the Stockade at Bukit Lanjoot.
Grave at Bukit Lanjoot -
"To the memory of Ensign George Holford Walker doing duty with the 5th Regiment M.N.I. who fell while gallantly leading on his division to storm a stockade at Allegata on the 3rd of May 1832. This tablet was erected by his brother officers as a mark of their esteem for one so universally beloved."