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 Robert Cornelius Napier

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Robert Cornelius Napier

  • Birth 6 Dec 1810 Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka
  • Death 14 Jan 1890 Greater London, England
  • Burial London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 74531947

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.


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  • Created by: Ff
  • Added: 7 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74531947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Cornelius Napier (6 Dec 1810–14 Jan 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74531947, citing Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, City of London, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Ff (contributor 47171917) .