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BG John “Nikal Sayn Baba” Nicholson

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BG John “Nikal Sayn Baba” Nicholson Famous memorial Veteran

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death
23 Sep 1857 (aged 35)
New Delhi, New Delhi District, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Burial
New Delhi, New Delhi District, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India Add to Map
Plot
Nicholson Cemetery Old Delhi
Memorial ID
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British Army General. One of the key figures in the Sepoy "Mutiny" of 1857, he was an officer in the Bengal Army under the British East India Company. Born in Ulster, served in the First Afghan War and the First and Second Sikh Wars. In the retaking of Delhi, India, Nicholson led 2,000 men (mostly British, Pathan, and Punjabi troops) through the Kashmiri Gate in Delhi. Mortally wounded he died at the hour of British victory.
British Army General. One of the key figures in the Sepoy "Mutiny" of 1857, he was an officer in the Bengal Army under the British East India Company. Born in Ulster, served in the First Afghan War and the First and Second Sikh Wars. In the retaking of Delhi, India, Nicholson led 2,000 men (mostly British, Pathan, and Punjabi troops) through the Kashmiri Gate in Delhi. Mortally wounded he died at the hour of British victory.

Bio by: Rob Leverett

Gravesite Details

The grave is not in very good condition. It is situated in Delhi, India.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Rob Leverett
  • Added: Jun 19, 2005
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11202346/john-nicholson: accessed ), memorial page for BG John “Nikal Sayn Baba” Nicholson (11 Dec 1821–23 Sep 1857), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11202346, citing Nicholson Cemetery, New Delhi, New Delhi District, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India; Maintained by Find a Grave.