Sacred to the memory of Colonel Peter Abbott, 72nd. Regiment Bengal N.I. who departed this life at Dehra on the 8th. December 1861 aged 51 years and 8 months. Leaving a large circle of sorrowing friends to mourn the loss of one of the most estimable members of their community. In te Domine Speravi. This monument has been erected by his disconsolate widow Radha Baie Saheb.
The Latin epitaph means, "In thee, O Lord, I have hoped."