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       Sahib, p.65

           Richard Holmes
 

  India Act (1784) 52

  India General Service medals and bars 325

  Indian Army

  cavalry regiments 255

  double-company organisation 254

  pay 254

  promotion 253–4

  recruitment 258–9

  1903 reorganisation (Kitchener) 188

  Viceroy’s Commissioned Officers 262

  Indian Civil Service 84, 146, 175

  Indian Medical Service 256–7

  Indian National Congress 83

  Indian Order of Merit 324–5

  Indian Ordnance Department 255–6

  Indian Staff Corps 253, 254

  Indian States Forces 257

  Indian Volunteer Corps 148

  indigo planters 147

  Indore 212

  Inglis, Brigadier James 330, 390

  Inglis, Julia 147, 391, 462–3, 474

  Innes, Ensign Percy 11–12, 344

  interest 189–92

  Jackson, Lieutenant 457

  Jacob, Major 346

  Jacob, Brigadier General John 194, 314

  Jacob, Violet 141, 296–7

  Jacobabad 194

  Jacobi, Mrs 486

  jagirdars 40, 42

  jagirs [revenue assignments] 40, 41, 42

  Jakatalla 143

  Jallalabad, siege and relief of (1842) 35, 57, 58, 214–15, 396–8

  Jandin, Maharani 62, 63, 66

  Jeffreys, Staff Surgeon Julius 494–5

  Jemdanee (bibi) 437

  Jewand Singh, Jemadar 211

  jezailchis 215, 348, 396

  jezails 348

  Jhansi, Lakshmi Bai, Rani of 78–9

  Jhansi, in the Mutiny 78–9

  Jodhpur, Maharaja of 41

  Johnson, Lieutenant Martin 257

  Johnson, Private William 253

  Jones, Ensign 14

  Jones, Quartermaster Sergeant 344

  Kabul 86

  retreat from (1842) 56–7, 314, 344

  retribution 58

  Kadir Cup 167

  Kandahar 375

  relief of (1842) 58

  battle (1880) 86, 398

  Kapurthala 206

  Karachi 119–20

  Kasauli 420

  Kashmir 61, 66

  Maharajah of 83

  Kavanagh, Thomas, VC 146, 394–5

  Keane, General Sir John 377–8

  Kelly, Sergeant 174

  Kelly, Lieutenant Colonel James xxxii, 196

  HMS Kent 37

  Kent (East Indiaman) 108

  Keogh, Sergeant Major 147

  khaki 162, 163

  Khalsa see Sikh army

  Khan Singh 66

  Khanua, battle (1526) 39

  Kharan, fort 345

  Kharpur 306

  Khelat, capture (1839) 276, 379–80

  Khojak pass 58

  Khojak tunnel 27

  Khushab, battle (1857) 313, 314

  Khyber knives 351

  Khyber Pass 25, 58

  Kidderpore general hospital 410

  Kilpatrick, Major James 161–2, 275

  Kilpatrick, Major Samuel 477

  Kineyri, battle (1848) 209

  King, Charles 386

  King, Lieutenant Colonel 370, 371

  Kipling, Rudyard 85, 424

  characters drawn from life 158–9, 235

  Kirkee, battle (1817) 55

  Kirkpatrick, Major James, children of 103

  Kitchener, General Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl 183, 186–7, 188, 189, 259, 450, 455, 483

  Kittur 277

  Koh-i-Noor diamond 201–2

  Kookas 289

  Koregaum, battle (1818) 297–8

  Korgah xxviii

  La Forte (French frigate) 109

  La Martinière establishments, for orphans 440

  HMS La Sibylle 109

  Lady Moira’s Orphanage, Calcutta 489

  Lahore 61, 139

  railway station 27

  Lake, Major 321

  Lake, Major Edward 206

  Lake, General Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount 55, 183–4, 276, 297, 314, 321, 335–6, 387, 388

  Lakshmi Bai, Rani of Jhansi 78–9

  lal bazaars 480–1

  Lal Singh 63, 66

  Lambrecht, Lieutenant 106

  Lang, Lieutenant Arthur Moffat 77, 148, 207, 242, 295, 296, 351, 410–11, 462

  Langlands, Lieutenant 312

  languages, local, study of 175–6, 272

  Laswari, battle (1803) 55, 184, 297, 314, 321

  Latin jokes of British India 60, 78

  Latter, Captain Thomas 215

  Lauder, Captain R. R. 400

  Lawrence, Lieutenant General Sir George 200, 201, 203, 461

  Lawrence, Major General Sir Henry xxx, 64, 66, 193, 198, 200, 201, 202, 208, 209, 295, 301, 461

  defence of Lucknow and action at Chinhut (1857) 75, 201, 329–31, 390, 391

  Lawrence, Lady Honoria 494

  Lawrence, Sir John Lawrence, 1st Baron [Viceroy, 1863–68] 75, 200–1, 209, 210, 211, 330, 461

  Lawrence, Major General Stringer 182, 257

  Lawrence, Sir Walter xxiii, xxvi, 290, 492–3, 500

  Le Mesurier, Major 134–5, 166, 172, 173–4, 270, 351, 375

  leadership, courageous 316, 319–21

  leave regulations 488

  Leigh, William 305

  Lendrum, Captain J. V. 361

  Lennox, Lieutenant 242

  Leonard, Quartermaster Sergeant Godfrey 238

  Lhasa, Tibet 87

  lieutenant colonels 219, 220, 224, 253, 254, 272

  lieutenants 219, 266

  Lindsay, Colonel 404

  lock hospitals 480

  Longworth, Captain 12

  looting 274, 278–84, 317

  Lord, Dr 320

  ‘Low Europeans’ 146–7

  Low, Major General Sir John 70, 71, 191–2, 240–1, 250, 488

  Low, Malcolm 213–14

  Luard, Lieutenant John 97

  Lucan, Lieutenant James 310

  Lucknow 81, 274

  climate 32, 34

  in the Mutiny (1857)

  siege 75, 150, 172, 201, 301, 326, 338, 390–6, 466–7, 475

  relief 75, 78, 335, 347, 362

  looting 279–90, 281, 284, 317

  Ludhiana 142

  Lumsden, Colonel Harry 203–4, 210–12

  Lyall, Alfred 81

  Lyons, Captain John 237

  Lytton, Lady Edith 181

  Lytton, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of [Viceroy, 1876–80] 82, 86, 181

  Macan, Lieutenant Thomas 474

  McBean, Lieutenant William, VC 361–2

  McCabe, Captain Bernard 14–15, 249–50, 394

  McCaskill, Major General 321

  McFall, Captain Crawford 127, 165

  McGovern, Private John, VC 235

  MacGregor, Major General Sir Charles 112, 113, 193, 230–1, 241, 247–8, 251, 319, 323, 326–7, 335, 352, 361, 362, 497, 498

  in Second Afghan War 228, 270, 315. 372, 399. 432

  MacGregor, Edward 248

  MacGregor, Frances Mary (née Durand) 497–8

  McGuire, Sergeant J., VC 235

  Mackenzie, Captain Alfred R. D. 206–7, 296, 349, 422

  Mackenzie, Colin 493

  Mackenzie, Helen 142, 493

  Mackeson, Frederick 202, 203

  Macleod, Lieutenant 378

  McMath, Captain 174

  MacMurdo, Lieutenant 309, 319

  Macnaghten, Sir William 56, 58, 200

  MacNamara, Corporal 235

  McPherson, Captain Hamish McGregor 438

  Madras 45, 46, 115–18

  society in 151

  Madras Army 254

  Madras Club 157

  Maharajpore, battle (1843) 61, 257–8, 333, 342

  Mahdipore, battle (1817) 55

  Mahoney, Sergeant Patrick, VC 235, 345

  Maidstone (East Indiaman) 92

  Maitland, Lieutenant General Sir Pereg
rine 458

  Maiwand, battle (1880) 86, 315, 344, 354–6, 359

  majors 253, 272

  Malakand campaign (1896–97) 86–7

  malaria 257, 475

  Malcolm, Sir John 191

  mansabari system 40–1

  mansabdars 40–1

  Mansell, Elizabeth 105–6

  Mansfield, Major General 293

  Maratha artillery 333

  Maratha service

  Arab mercenaries in 312

  British in 41, 304, 305, 307–9, 310, 440

  Maratha Wars

  First (1777–82) 55

  Second (1803–05) 55, 308

  Battles: [Wellesley] (1) Ahmednagar (2) Assaye (3) Argaum; [Lake] (1) Aligarh (2) Delhi (3) Laswari (4) Bhurtpore

  Third (1816–19) 55

  Marathas 36, 40, 41, 54, 118, 303–4, 311

  Mardan 211

  Markham, Brigadier 384, 385, 386

  Marsden, Lieutenant 290

  Martin, Major General Claude 440

  Masulipatam 470

  Mathias, Lieutenant Colonel, 358

  Maude, Captain Francis 336, 353

  Maxwell, Colonel Patrick 499–500

  M’Dowell, George 232

  Meadows, Major General John 405–6

  Meadows-Taylor, Lieutenant Philip 105, 152, 175, 442

  meals in barracks, soldiers’ entitlement 144

  Meani, battle (1843) 60, 319

  medals 322, 324, 325–7

  medical techniques 403–4

  Meerut 139, 140

  climate 31

  Mutiny commences at (1857) 74

  Mehtab Singh, General 206

  Mein, Dr Pulteney 278

  memsahibs see European women, in India

  Menezes, Lieutenant General S. L. 259

  messes 144–5, 158

  Metcalfe, Sir Charles 42, 442

  Metcalfe, Private Henry 99, 127, 326, 330, 338, 456

  Methodism, in British Army 459

  Metje, Lieutenant Torrens 313

  Meuron, Brigadier General Charles Daniel, Comte de 216–17

  Meuron, Lieutenant Colonel Henry David de 217

  Mian Mir 158

  Middleton, Lieutenant William 474

  Mièville, Quartermaster Sergeant H. 217

  military corridors 35

  Military Department 188

  militia 223

  Minto, Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of [Viceroy, 1905–10] 1188–9

  Mir Emaum Ali, Havildar 322, 426–7

  Mir Jafar, Nawab of Bengal 48, 49

  Mir Kasim, Nawab of Bengal 49

  Mirza Abutakt 100

  missionaries, Christian 72–3, 458–9

  mofussil 121

  Moira, Earl of see Hastings, 1st Marquess of

  Mole, Private Edwin 176–7

  Molesworth, Guilford 26

  Monin, Major General A. 246

  monkeys, as pets 174–5

  Monro, Colonel W. 447

  Monson, Colonel William 55, 292, 310

  monsoons 28, 29, 33

  Moore, Lieutenant 313–14

  Moplahs [Mappilas] 288

  Morley-Minto reforms (1906–10) 87

  Mornington, 2nd Earl of see Wellesley, Richard

  mortality rates 468–9

  mortars 381

  Mountain, Colonel Armine S. H. 116, 313, 363, 460

  mountain batteries 255

  Movable Column (Punjab) 75, 77, 207, 209, 212, 241–2

  Moxon, Ensign Philip 344

  Mudki, battle (1845) xxix–xxx, 5, 6, 9, 63, 321, 334, 336, 340, 344, 366–7, 402, 499

  Muhammed Hayat Khan 207

  Mukherjee, Rudrangshu 258

  Mulcahey, Private James 425–6

  Mulraj, governor of Multan 66, 67–8, 209, 383

  Multan, siege and capture (1848–49) 66–7, 282, 334, 375, 381–2, 383–6, 389

  Multan Tent Club 168

  Mungal Pandy, sepoy 73–4

  Munoora-ud-dowlah 448–9

  Munro, Major Hector 49, 260

  Munro, Captain Innes 117, 122, 133, 184

  Munro, Surgeon William 404

  Murphy, Colour Sergeant 471

  Murray, Dr John 406, 407

  Murree Hills 34

  muskets 5–6, 348, 353, 354

  Muter, Colonel Dunbar Douglas 34, 281, 500–1

  Muter, Mrs 34, 280–1, 500–1

  mutinies 72, 259, 272–4

  by EIC officers 53–4

  Vellore (1806) 273

  White Mutiny (1859–61) xxvi, 80, 252–3

  Mutiny (1857–59) xxxi, 43, 73–9, 301–2

  consequences and legacy 80–1

  mutineers, blown from guns 428–30

  volunteer units 148

  Mutiny Act (1754) 182

  Mynin, Colonel 248

  Mynin, Major 248

  Mysore 40, 54

  artillery 332–3

  Mysore Wars

  First (1767–69) 51

  Third (1790–92) 53

  nabobs 51–2

  Nagpore, annexation of 70

  Najafghur, action (1857) 212, 346–7

  Nana Sahib (Nana Govind Dhondu Pant) 71, 75–6, 79

  Napier, Major General Sir Charles 59–61, 68, 143, 176, 186, 197, 321, 371, 476

  Nasir-ud-din Hyder, Nawab of Oudh 70–1

  natives, brutality towards 147–8, 452–7

  nautch-girls 436, 439

  naval power, European 37

  Nazir Khan 301–2

  needlework, by soldiers 159

  Neill, Brigadier James 76

  Neill, Lieutenant Martin 119

  Nepal War (1814–16) 55

  Newnham, Corporal Thomas 491

  Newsome, Sergeant Harry 367–8

  Newton, Lieutenant 312–13

  Nicholson, Alexander 204

  Nicholson, Charles 207

  Nicholson, Brigadier General John xxx, 165, 185, 200, 203–8, 361

  in the Mutiny 75, 77, 204, 207, 346, 428

  Noel, Lieutenant 14

  Norman, Lieutenant Henry 322–3

  North-West Frontier 72, 86, 287

  forward policy 86–7

  Russian threat to 26, 81, 85

  Nott, Major General Sir William 58

  O’Brien, Mr 305, 310

  Ochterlony, General Sir David 442

  officers

  passages to (and from) India 94–5, 102–3, 104–5, 106–7

  arrival in India 113–14, 116–17, 118

  O’Halloran, Lieutenant 477

  Olivey, Second Lieutenant 344

  Olpherts, General Sir William, VC 318, 335

  opium 434–5

  Order of the Bath 323

  Order of British India 324–5

  Order of the Star of India 82, 505

  Oriental and Peninsular Steam Navigation Company 96

  Orissa 49

  Osborne, Captain the Hon. W. G. xxiv, 8–9, 31–2, 62

  Osborne, Lieutenant Willoughby 198–9

  Oudh 41, 49, 54, 70

  annexation of (1856) 71

  Outram, Major General Sir James 34, 75, 78, 165, 185–6, 390, 433–4

  Outram Institutes 434

  pachesi 441

  paddle-steamers 92, 95

  Pakhtunwali 195, 205, 210

  Palmer, General Sir Arthur Power 450, 454, 455

  Palmer, General William 442

  Palmer, Captain William [son] 442

  Panipat, major battles at 35 1399 38 1526 38–9 1556 39 1761 54

  parrots, as pets 174

  Parry, Lieutenant Colonel Frederick 481

  Parwandara, action (1842) 320

  Pates, Major Augustus 130

  Pathans 194–5, 196

  Pattoun, Lieutenant Colonel Richard 386

  pay and expenditure 264–70, 272

  Payne, Private George 164

  Pearman, Sergeant John xxiv, 98–9, 114, 125–6, 149, 159, 164, 283, 318, 325, 341, 369, 406, 464, 502

  at Sobraon (
1846) 9, 10, 15

  Pearson, Cornet Thomas 277

  Peat, Captain 378

  peg [drink] 418–19

  Pennycuick, Alexander 229

  Pennycuick, Brigadier John 229, 276, 322, 378, 379–80

  Pennycuik, Colonel John, RE 29

  pensions, officers’ widows’ 486

  Periyar Dam 29

  Perkes, Private Richard 17–18, 94, 236

  Peshawar 26, 55, 61, 75, 140, 205, 209–10, 307

  Peshawar Valley Field Force 82, 211

  Pester, Lieutenant John 276, 290, 376–7, 420–1

  Petit, Lieutenant Colonel 12, 13, 14, 18

  pettahs 374

  Phayre, Sir Arthur 198

  Picton, Major 478, 479

  ‘Piffers’ 197

  pig-sticking 167–71

  pig-sticking spears, in battle 353

  Pindaris 42, 288

  pistols 362, 363–4

  Pitt, William, the Elder 51–2

  planters 147–8

  Plassey, battle (1757) 47–8, 275

  Pohlmann, Colonel 41

  Polighars 288

  political officers 198, 213

  Pollock, Lieutenant General Sir George 58, 324, 398

  Pomfret, George 450

  Pondicherry 49

  Ponsonby, Captain 320–1

  Poona, Peshwa of 54, 55

  Poona Tent Club 167

  Pope, Brigadier 369–70, 370–1

  population xxi

  Porter, Mary Anne 496

  Porter, Gunner William 460, 496

  Potter, Private H.J. 131

  Potter, Samuel, The Art of Beating the Drum (1810) 4

  preaching colonels 461

  Presgrave, Ann 109

  Price, Lieutenant William 165–6

  priests, Roman Catholic, at Lucknow 464, 465–6

  Primrose, Lieutenant General 35

  princely states 83

  Prinsep, Mrs Thoby 153

  Prinsep, Val 82

  prisoners, British, treatment of 292

  prize agents 276

  prize money 274–8

  Probert, Mrs 486

  proselytising 461

  prostitution 436, 480–1, 482–3

  Puller, Private George 479–80

  Punjab 63, 66, 72

  annexation of (1849) 69

  climate 31–2

  Punjab Frontier 194

  Punjab, Governor of the 192

  Punjab Irregular Frontier Force 192–3, 197, 212

  Punjab Northern State Railway 26

  Punjabis 296–7

  Punniar, battle (1843) 1–2, 61

  Purvis, Captain (later Revd) Richard John 99, 102, 134, 190, 248, 251, 269–70, 504

  Purvis, Rear Admiral John 268

  Purvis, Richard Fortescue 268, 269, 481–2

  Pushtuns 193, 194–5

  quartermasters 219

  Queen’s India Cadets 253

  railways, development of 25–7

  Rajkumar College 83

  Rajputs 36, 259

  Ramnagar, battle (1848) 68, 360, 368–9

  Ramsay, Henry 198

  Ranjit Singh, Maharaja 55, 61–2, 201, 305–6

  ranks

  in Indian units 261, 262

  in Royal Artillery 54on.go

  Raynor, Lieutenant 344

  recreations, soldiers’ 159

 
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