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72nd Highlanders, Afghan War, Edinburgh

 
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:59 am    Post subject: 72nd Highlanders, Afghan War, Edinburgh Reply with quote

72nd Highlanders, Afghan War 1880-1881
Location: Top of the Esplanade, Edinburgh Castle
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Jim Murray has already posted a couple of photos of this memorial
(other topic) but it should really have its own thread.



















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PostPosted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And here's some more information from the other thread, it is a transcription of the names in alphabetical order.

I have added some extra information taken from The Second Afghan War Casualty Roll 1878 1880


ADAMS , Frederick , 2022, Drummer, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
BAGGAN , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Kandahar 1 September 1880. Died of wounds 2 September 1880
BELL , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease at Kabul 21 August 1880
BROWN , William , 1746, Lance-Corporal, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Peiwar Kotal 2 December 1878. Died of wounds 16 December 1878
BROWN , David , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
BROWNLOW , Francis , C.B. Lieutenant Colonel, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action
BRUCE , Thomas , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
BURNS , Peter , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
CAISFORD , C.H. , Lieutenant, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action
CAMERON , William , 1583, Lance-Sergeant, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kandahar 1 September 1880
CASSELS , George , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
CHERRY , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
CLARKE , W.K.J , Lieutenant Colonel, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
COLVILLE , Andrew , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
CONN , John , 975, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Charasiah 6 October 1879. Died of wounds 31 October 1879 at Kabul
CRACKNELL , Henry , 205, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Charasiah 6 October 1879
CREARER , Thomas , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
CUNNINGHAM , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
DEWAR , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
DOUGLAS , John , 1350, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Kandahar 1 September 1880. Died of wounds 8 September 1880
DUNCAN , Alexander , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
ERSKINE , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kandahar 1 September 1880
FORRESTER , Andrew , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
FRASER , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
FROME , St J.T , Captain, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action
FULTON , Robert , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
GANNON , William , 1263 Lance-Corporal, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kandahar 1 September 1880
GIRVAN , Peter , 1917, Drummer, 72nd Highlanders. Died of wounds at Kabul 14 December 1879
GLADSTONE , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
GLEN , Peter , 1290, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Sherpur 12 December 1879. Died of wounds 21 December 1879
GORMAN , P , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
GRAHAM , Robert , Lance Sergeant, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
GRAY , James , 1165, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of wounds at Kabul 14 December 1879
HAMILTON , James , Pipe Major, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
HENDERSON , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
HENRY , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
HESELTINE , George , 1980, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Kandahar 1 September 1880. Died of wounds
HINDS , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
HODGE , Alexander , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kandahar 1 September 1880
HOGG , James , 2054, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Charasiah 6 October 1879. Died of wounds 8 October 1879
HOLLAND , Herbert , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
HUNTER , Robert , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
INGLIS , Oliver , Lance Corporal, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
JONES , George , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
KERR , John , Lance Corporal, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
KERR , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
KITTO , Frederick , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
LEISHMAN , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
LIDDLE , Andrew , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
LIGHT , Josiah , 1673, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
LINEHAM , Daniel , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
LUMSDEN , Thomas , Colour Sergeant, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MACPHERSON , James , 1614, Piper, 72nd Highlanders. Died of wounds at Charasiah 6 October 1879
MAGUIRE , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Kandahar 1 September 1880. Died of wounds 16 September 1880
MAIDLOW , George , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MALLEY , Martin , 1903, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
MAXWELL , James , Pipe Major, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MCCREADY , Edward , 1530, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Shutar Gardan 14 October 1879. Died of wounds 31 October 1879 at Kabul
McDADE , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
McDONALD , Donald , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MCGOWAN , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kandahar 1 September 1880
MCILVENNA , Josiah , Lance-Corporal, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kandahar 1 September 1880
McINNES , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
McLEAN , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
McLEAN , Robert , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MCQUEEN , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kandahar 1 September 1880
McQUEEN , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MCQUEEN , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MILLER , George , 1426, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
MILLER , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
MITCHELL , Alexander , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Charasiah 6 October 1879. Died of wounds 17 October 1879
NAIRNEY , Patrick , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
O'BRIEN , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
ORR , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
OSWICK , Daniel , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
PATTERSON , Joseph , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
PHILIPS , Joseph , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
PILLANS , John , Colour Sergeant, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
POWER , David , 1674, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Peiwar Kotal 2 December 1878
PRICE , Michael , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
RAMSAY , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
REID , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
RITCHIE , William , 1161, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
SEALLY , John , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
SPENS , N.J. , Captain, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action
STEWART , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Peiwar Kotal 2 December 1878
STEWART , Alexander , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
STEWART , Donald , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
STORRIE , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
STRAIN , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
TAYLOR , John , 1132, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
TAYLOR , William , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
TEES , Joseph , 900, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of wounds at Kabul 14 December 1879
THOMPSON , Edward , 1294, Private, ,72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
TODD , William , Drummer, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
TRIGGEY , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
TROTTER , George , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
WALKER , George , 2056, Private, 72nd Highlanders. Wounded at Charasiah 6 October 1879. Died of wounds 8 October 1879
WATT , George , 651, Sergeant, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Charasiah 6 October 1879
WATT , Alexander , Drummer, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
WHITE , Alexander , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
WILSON , Alfred , Corporal, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
WILSON , James , Private, 72nd Highlanders. Died of disease
YULE , John , 1400, Colour-Sergeant, 72nd Highlanders. Killed in action at Kabul 14 December 1879
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