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Robert Cornelius Napier
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1810
Colombo
Western, Sri Lanka
Death: Jan. 14, 1890
Greater London, England

Field Marshal
The Lord Napier of Magdala
GCB, GCSI, CIE, FRS
British Soldier born in Ceylon


Served in the Bengal Army and Bombay army between 1828-1890.

Commander-in-Chief in India
FIRST ANGLO-SIKH WAR
Battle of Mudki
Battle of Ferozeshah
Battle of Sobraon
SECOND ANGLO-SIKH WAR
Siege of Multan
Battle of Gujrat
INDIAN MUTINY
Siege of Lucknow
Central India Campaign
SECOND ANGLO-CHINESE WAR
Battle of Taku Forts
1868 EXPEDITION TO ABYSSINIA
Battle of Magdala
AWARDS
Sutlej Medal
Punjab Medal
India General Service Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal
Second China War Medal
Abyssinian War Medal
GOVENOR OF GIBRALTOR 1876-1883
CONSTABLE OF THE TOWER-appointed in 1887
A statue of Robert Napier on horseback is at Kensington Road,Queens Gate.

 
 
Burial:
Saint Paul's Cathedral
London
City of London
Greater London, England
 
Created by: Ff
Record added: Aug 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74531947
 


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 Added: Oct. 21, 2011

- JMW
 Added: Oct. 21, 2011
 
 
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