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           Richard Holmes
 
Burrows, Captain 404

  Burrows, Brigadier General G. R. S. 354, 355, 356

  Burton, Ensign Richard 171, 176

  butterfly and moth collecting 164

  Bux, Eli 400

  Buxar, battle (1764) 49

  Cairo 95

  Calcutta 45–6, 110–13

  capture and recapture (1756–57) 46–7

  climate 31

  Callwell, Second Lieutenant Charles 26, 165, 176, 329

  camels, baggage 124–5

  campaign medals 325–6

  campaigning, necessities of 266–7

  Campbell, Colonel [of HM’s 52nd] 241–2

  Campbell, Lieutenant Colonel 342

  Campbell, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander 415

  Campbell, Sir Archibald 460

  Campbell, Bessie (later Fenton) 140–1, 487

  Campbell, Field Marshal Sir Colin, Baron Clyde 75, 78, 183, 184–5, 293, 321, 347, 348, 372, 390, 498

  Campbell, Captain Colin [of HM’s 74th] 376

  Campbell, Captain Niel 141, 487

  Campbell, Lieutenant Walter 116–17, 232, 271, 470–1, 473

  canal system 29

  Canning, Charles, 1st Earl Canning [Governor General, 1856–62; Viceroy from 1858] 74, 75, 78, 147, 210, 461

  cannon manufacture 332–3

  cantonments, military 138, 139–41, 143

  Cantwell, Sergeant Major 14

  captains 219, 220, 253, 266, 272

  carbines 82, 362

  Cardigan, Lieutenant Colonel James Brudenell, 7th Earl of 224, 231, 432

  Carnatic 54

  Caroe, Sir Olaf 196, 203

  Carter, Sergeant Major George xxiv, 27–8, 230, 238, 265–6

  caste 299–300

  casualties 402

  Cavagnari, Major Sir Louis 86, 211, 324

  cavalry charges 313–14, 359–60, 364–73

  Cave, Revd Alfred 35

  Cawnpore, in the Mutiny 75–7, 78

  massacre in the Bibighar 76–7, 486

  Central India Field Force 78–9

  Ceylon 289

  Chakalwat, action (1895) 196

  Chaman Extension Railway 27

  Chamberlain, Crawford 247

  Chamberlain, Field Marshal Sir Neville 42, 190–1, 200, 203, 212, 247

  duties at Hazara (1850) 199–200

  commands Movable Column (1857) 75, 241–2

  chaplains, regimental 463–4, 467

  Chatham Barracks, Kent 93–4

  Cheem, Aliph 444, 506

  Chester, Colonel 341

  child commissions 224, 246

  Chillianwallah, battle (1849) 68, 229, 315, 318, 342–3, 369–71, 406

  Chinhut, battle (1857) 329–31

  Chinsurah depot, Bengal 114, 250–1

  Chitor 36

  Chitral 86–7

  Chitral relief campaign (1895) xxxii, 86, 196, 287, 298–9, 314

  Chitral Scouts xxxii

  chloroform 403

  cholera 468, 469–73, 485–6

  churches 459, 460

  churchgoing 459

  Churchill, Winston 86–7, 195, 232

  citadels 374

  civil lines 138

  Clark, George 191

  Clark–Kennedy, Captain John 67, 123, 190, 381–2, 386

  claymores 351, 362

  Clifton, Sergeant 360

  climate 28, 29, 30–5

  Clive, Major General Robert Clive, 1st Baron [Governor of Bengal 1757–60, 1765–67] 46, 47–8, 49, 50, 182–3, 186, 272, 275

  clothes 159–60, 161–2, 163–4

  clubs 157–8

  Coghill, Lieutenant Kendall 95, 353, 486

  Cole, Surgeon J. J. 403

  Colebrook, Sir George 244

  Colley, Linda xxi–xxii

  colonels 227, 266

  colour sergeants 219

  colours 343–5

  Colvin, John 74

  Combe, Major General Boyce 454, 455

  Combermere, General Sir Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount 184, 277, 388

  Commander in Chief, India 182–5, 186, 188

  staff 189

  commanding officers, paternalism of some 318

  Compagnie des Indes 46

  company sergeant majors 220

  Connelly, Private Thomas 457

  Contagious Diseases and Cantonment Act of India (1864) 480

  Cooch Behar, Maharajah of 450

  Coorgs 289

  Coote, Lieutenant General Sir Eyre 48, 49, 50–1, 109, 182, 183, 184, 328, 332, 500

  Corneille, Lieutenant John 30–1, 50, 96, 97, 101–2, 117

  cornets 224

  Cornwall, Major 226–7

  Cornwallis, Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess [Governor General, 1786–93; 1805] 53, 55, 186, 276

  Cotton, Sir Henry 84

  Cotton, Sir Stapleton see Combermere, 1st Viscount

  Cotton, Brigadier Sydney 209

  courage, lapses in 318–19

  Court, Claude Auguste 306

  Court, Henri 62

  Cowtan, Corporal F. B. 65

  Cranborne, Lord 91

  Creed, Lieutenant 380

  cross-cultural relationships 439–43

  crossing the line 101–2

  Crow, Conductor William 237–8

  Cummings, Captain 105–6

  Cummings, Captain John 319

  Cunningham, Captain J. D. 16

  Cuppage, Sergeant Major 344

  Cureton, Brigadier Robert 190, 223, 368, 369

  Curzon, George Nathaniel, 1st Marquess Baron Curzon of Kedleston [Viceroy, 1899–1904] 84–5, 186–8, 189, 454–6

  Cust, Robert 17, 408

  dacoits 215, 289

  Dalhousie Barracks, Calcutta 138

  Dalhousie, James Ramsay, 10th Earl and 1st Marquess of [Governor General, 1848–56] 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 185, 186, 191–2, 300

  doctrine of lapse 70, 71

  Dalip Singh 62, 66

  Daly, General Sir Henry 175–6, 185, 201, 207, 208, 212–13, 240, 242, 246, 272, 334, 385, 389–90, 504

  raises 1st Punjab Cavalry 193, 261

  Dargai, battle (1897) 358

  dawk, running 24–5

  Deacon, Lieutenant Colonel 276–7

  Deas, Alec 191, 250

  Deas, Robert 250

  deer-stalking 165

  Delhi 38, 41, 139

  battle (1803) 55

  Durbars 82, 85, 187–8

  in the Mutiny (1857)

  mutineers at Delhi 74, 302

  defence of arsenal 74, 237–8

  position on ridge 77, 207, 381, 464–6

  British assault 77, 207, 350–1, 362, 388–9, 402, 416, 421–2

  Delhi Field Force 75

  Delmar, Captain 371

  Dempster, Sergeant 292

  Denham-Cookes, Lieutenant George 366–7

  Dennie, Lieutenant Colonel 398, 433

  Deolali 120

  Deprat, Monsieur 466–7

  depression 475

  Desault, Pierre-Joseph 403

  Desborough, Major S. H. 130

  Dick, Major General Sir Robert 7, 10, 11, 304, 321

  Dick, Robert [son] 304

  Dinapur 33, 141

  dining, in officers’ messes 158

  Disraeli, Benjamin 59

  Distinguished Conduct Medal 325

  Distinguished Service Order 325

  doctors, native 409–10

  doctrine of lapse 70, 71, 81

  Dodd, Major 308

  dogs 171–4, 504

  doolie-bearers 406

  Doondiah Waugh 307, 321

  Dost Mohammed Khan, Amir of Kabul 55, 59, 320

  Douglas, Assistant Surgeon Campbell, VC 325

  Dowling, John 432

  Draper, Captain 341

  drink 415–25

  drummers, regimental 3, 4–5

  drunkenness 415, 419–20, 422–5

  duelling 476–9

  Duff, Private Thomas, VC 235

  Duleep Singh, Maharaja 383


  dum-dum bullets 357

  Durand, Lieutenant 378

  Durga Singh 194

  Dyer, Alfred 481

  Dyer, Edward 420

  Dyer, Reginald Edward 420

  East India Company xxi

  armed forces 46, 53

  benevolent towards local religions 458

  Board of Control 52

  charter renewals and reforms (1833, 1853) 52

  depots in England 93

  first substantial land holding (1757) 48

  India Act (1784) 52

  decision on mixed-race

  appointments (1792) xxvii

  origins and development 44–5

  presidencies 52

  trade with 45–6

  Regulating Act (1773) 52

  revenue collector for Bengal, Bihar and Orissa 49

  rule replaced by that of Crown (1858) 80

  East India Company’s Army xxix, 182

  artillery 255

  cadets, training and commissioning of 250–1

  death statistics 474

  European regiments 216, 233, 235, 253

  irregular regiments 251, 254–5, 261

  officers

  contrast with HM’s not so great 249–50

  friction with HM’s 239–43

  social backgrounds 248–9

  officers’ commissions 239

  obtained by interest 244–6, 248

  pay 236, 237

  presidency armies 188, 192, 233, 237, 255–6

  structure 254

  promotion 237–8, 251

  subscription system 251–2

  recruitment 236, 258

  of officers 243–4

  Scots and Irish elements 233–6

  transferred to Crown after Mutiny 252–3

  transfers from HM’s service 244

  East Indiamen 92

  as troopships 96–7, 99, 108

  Eden, Hon. Emily 103–4, 136, 154, 459, 487

  Eden, George see Auckland, George

  Eden, 1st Earl of

  Edmonstone, Lieutenant John 404–5

  Edward VII, King Emperor 453, 455

  Edwardes, Major General Sir Herbert xxx, 66, 75, 200, 208–10, 438, 461, 485

  elephants 165–6, 168, 271

  Elers, Captain George 103, 145, 225, 228, 243, 278, 407–8, 411, 472, 501–2

  Ellenborough, Edward Law, 2nd

  Baron [Governor General, 1842–44] 58, 59

  Elles, Major General Sir Edmond 188

  Elphinstone, Major General William 56, 396

  Engineers, HEIC 242–3

  engineers, military 220–1, 374

  ensigns 219, 224, 266, 267, 343, 423

  enteric 468

  Ervin,John 236–7

  escalades 376–7

  Eurasians xxvi, 148

  European women, in India (memsahibs) 72, 436, 438, 443–4, 476, 485

  contribute to transformation in attitudes 445–6

  Evatt, Surgeon-Major T. H. 29

  executions 425–30

  Eyre, Lieutenant Vincent 56, 57

  Falkland, Lady 152–3, 444

  family tradition 247, 248, 260

  Fane, Lieutenant General Sir Henry 31, 153, 185, 191

  Fane, Isabella 31, 153–4, 160, 185

  Farquhar, Lieutenant 405

  Fategarh 78

  Fatehpur, battle (1857) 353

  Fatehpur Sikri 28–9

  Fayrer, Dr 271, 392, 405

  Fearon, Lieutenant Colonel 108

  Fenton, Bessie 268, 446–7, 475

  Ferguson, Niall xxi

  Ferozepore 362–3, 428–30

  Ferozeshah, battle (1845) 5, 6, 9, 63–5, 203, 294, 319, 336, 344, 402, 408, 409, 499

  field guns 338, 339

  field hospitals 407–9

  field treasury officers 127

  Findlater, Piper George, VC 358

  firing squad, death by 427

  fishing 164–5

  ‘Fishing Fleet’ 443–4, 445

  Fitzgibbon, Hospital Apprentice

  Thomas, VC 325

  Flinn, Drummer Thomas, VC 506

  flogging 430–2

  Forbes, Captain 313

  Forbes-Mitchell, Sergeant William 34, 110–11, 127, 277, 317, 350, 354, 435, 462, 467

  Ford, Matthew 304–5

  Forrest, Mrs 409–10

  Fort St George, Madras 117–18, 138, 182–3

  Fort William, Calcutta 111, 113, 138

  fortresses, Indian 35–6, 374–5

  Fosbery, Lieutenant G. V. 354

  Fowell, Lieutenant N. P. 355

  Fraser, James Baillie 214

  Fraser, General James Stewart of Ardachy 324

  Fraser, Sergeant Major John 93, 129, 143, 155–6, 219, 222–3, 235

  Fraser, Major William 214, 443

  freemasonry 450–2

  Fulcher, Drummer Darby 1, 2–3, 12, 18–19

  uniform 3–4

  furlough 488

  fuses 337–8

  Galbraith, Lieutenant Colonel 344

  Gall, Captain 360

  gallantry awards 324–5, 326

  Gandamack, HM’s 44th’s final stand at (1842) 57, 344

  Gardner, Alan Hyde 441

  Gardner, William Linnaeus 440–1

  Garstin, Captain John 220–1

  General Service Enlistment Order (1856) 72

  generals 227, 228

  Georgegarh xxvi

  Germon, Captain Charles 172, 281, 392

  Germon, Maria 172, 281, 390–1, 391–2, 392–3, 393–4, 395–6

  Ghazni 203

  capture (1839) 56, 377–9

  Gheria 37

  Gilbert, Major General Sir Walter 7, 15

  Giles, H. S. B. 166

  Gilgit xxviii

  Gillespie, Colonel Rollo 273

  Gleig, Revd G. R. 375–6

  Glover, Lieutenant 456

  Golconda 36

  Goldbourne, Sophie 486–7

  Gomme, General Sir William 456

  Goodward, Private Charles xxv–xxvi, 125, 463

  Goodwin, Major 242

  Gordon, Mr 306

  Gordon, Lieutenant Colonel ‘Dirty’ 161

  Gordon, Revd G. M. 467

  Gordon-Alexander, Lieutenant

  William 101, 163, 362, 431

  Gough, Lieutenant Hugh 372–3

  Gough, Lieutenant General Sir Hugh

  Gough, 1st Viscount 6, 321, 322, 323, 467

  First Sikh War 63–6, 184, 203, 336

  Sobraon 6–7, 9–10, 11, 15, 16

  Second Sikh War 67, 68–9, 185, 190, 318, 368

  Gould, Sergeant William 367–8

  Government House, Calcutta 220

  governors-general 52, 186

  Grady, Private Johnny 283

  Graham, Major 48

  Grant, Lieutenant 422

  Grant, Major General Sir James Hope 312, 372, 415–16, 463

  graves, known and unknown 499–500

  Great Game 85

  Gregson, Revd J. G. 432, 434

  Grey, Major General Sir John 1

  griffins 133–5

  Griffiths, Captain Charles J. 137, 296, 302, 326, 388–9, 415, 416, 428–30, 501

  grog 417, 419

  Gujrat, battle (1849) 68, 283, 333, 336, 341, 343, 371

  Gujarat, Sultan of 36

  Gulab Singh 66, 202

  gunners, British, accuracy of 335–6

  guns, men blown from 75, 259–60, 289, 427–30

  Gurkhas 55

  Guru Nanak 40

  Guthrie, George 403

  Gwalior 36, 212, 374

  Gwalior campaign (1843–44) see battles of (1) Maharajpore, (2) Punniar

  Haileybury College 53

  Halloran, Private Lawrence 236–7

  Hamilton, Lieutenant Ian 302–3

  Hamilton, Lieutenant Walter, VC 211

  Hamzullah Khan, Ressaldar 261–2, 262–3

  hanging, death by 426–7

  Hanna, Colonel H. B. 399

>   Hardcastle, Gunner Richard 114–15, 163–4, 184–5, 277, 461–2

  Hardiman, Captain Lucius Ferdinand 109

  Hardinge, Captain Arthur 16–17

  Hardinge, Lieutenant General Sir

  Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount [Governor General, 1844–48] 7, 9, 18, 62, 63, 64, 66, 186, 215, 430

  Harris, Mr 466, 467

  Harris, Mrs Webber 485–6

  Harrison, Corporal William 496

  Harvey, Captain Ralph 474

  Hastings, General Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Earl of Moira and 1st Marquess of [Governor General, 1813–23] 186, 451

  Hastings, Warren (1732–1818)

  [Governor General, 1774–85] 52, 55, 103

  Havelock, Lieutenant General Sir

  Harry, VC 249, 504–5

  Havelock, Major General Sir Henry

  xxvi, 57, 58, 75, 76, 78, 106–7, 113, 185, 189, 226, 228, 230, 246, 258, 271, 322, 323–4, 353–4, 360, 371, 390, 395, 397, 433, 459–60, 497

  Havelock, Will 360, 368–9

  Hawkins, William 44

  Hazara 199, 202, 203

  Hearsey, Andrew xxvii, 441

  Hearsey, Captain Henry 441

  Hearsey, Captain Hyder Young 308, 441

  Hearsey, Lieutenant General Sir John

  Bennet xxvii, 441, 446

  Hemu (Raja Vikramaditya) 39

  Henry, Surgeon Walter 99, 106, 166

  Hensman, Howard 399

  Heron, Lieutenant Colonel 50

  Hervey, Captain Albert 3, 24–5, 101, 102, 104, 106, 116, 118, 134, 144, 150, 151, 251, 252, 267, 268–9, 294–5, 299–300, 445

  Hickey, William xxv, 102, 109, 145, 239, 244–6, 436–7, 477

  Hill, Colonel 318, 427

  Hills, Major General J., VC 228

  Hobhouse, Sir John 59

  Hodson, Susan (Mrs) xxx, 487

  Hodson, Major William Stephen

  Raikes xxix–xxx, 77, 207, 209, 212, 487

  Holkar, Jaswant Rao, of Indore 54, 55, 292, 308

  Holmes, John 310

  Holmes, Richard, ride across North-West Frontier xxxii, 85

  Home, Surgeon Anthony D. 27, 295, 392, 394, 403

  Home, Lieutenant John 269–70

  Honeywell, Lieutenant 344

  honours and awards 323–4

  Hooghly River 110

  hookahs 439

  Hookhum Singh 10–11

  Hope, Brigadier General the Hon.

  Adrian 226, 227, 348

  horse artillery 220, 334–5, 346, 347

  horses 270–1, 504

  hospitals 410

  see also field hospitals; lock hospitals

  Howell, John 309

  howitzers 338

  Hughes, Rear Admiral Sir Edward 109

  Humayun, Mughal emperor 39

  Huttras, capture (1817) 278–9, 318

  Hyder Ali, Sultan of Mysore 51, 292, 332–3

  Hyder Khan 435

  Hyderabad 83

  army 212

  battle (1843) 60

  Nizams of 41

  Hyderabad Contingent 246, 254, 257

  Ibrahim Lodi, Sultan of Delhi 38–9

  Ilbert Bill (1883) 453

  immediate attack, principle of 328–9, 332, 337

  Imperial Service Troops 257

 
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