‘Memorial plaques in St. John’s Church, Meerut, India, Part-I’ by K.J.S.Chatrath

R.I.P.

In October 2016 I visited the Meerut War Cemetery in Boulogne Sur Mer in France. In December 2016 I visited the Meerut Cemetery in Uttar Pradesh India. In the same station I visited St. John’s (Garrison) Church, which is one of the oldest Churches in Northern India.

There are a number of memorial plaques on the interior walls of theis church. Take a look at a few and wish ‘Rest in Peace’ in whose memory these were put. IFSt. John’s (Garrison) Church, Meerut, India. Erected-1819, Consecrated 1824.  .

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meerut-2016-129-580-50IFArchibald Buchan Hepburn

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It is a little difficult to decipher it.

IFMary

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meerut-2016-115-640-50 Richard Edmund Bourchier Cleeve.

meerut-2016-116-640-50 meerut-2016-119-580-45Major Arthur GibbingsIF

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Sacred

to the memory of

Archibald Buchan Hepburn

Lt. Colonel, 26th P.I.

who died at sea

10th May 1885

Aged 43 years & 9 months.

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In memory

of

Colonel S.S. Simpson, R.F.A.

Commanding 38th Brigade R.F.A. Meerut

who died at Mussoorie on the 9th Oct. 1904.

Erected by his Brother Officers.

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