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Miscellaneous Douglas military memorials

 

Douglas - Lieutenant Adam - 2/6th Bengal Native Infantry - died 7th May 1812.
Grave at Karnal - "This monument .... memory of Lieut. A. Douglas late of the 2 B. 6 Regt ob. Aug 7 1812. Ann Act 23 by his brother officers as a mark of their esteem for the deceased."

Douglas - Captain Archibald Philip - 7th Dragoon Guards - died 5th September 1863.
Grave at Kasauli -
"To the memory of Archibald Philip Douglas Captain 7th Princess Royal's Dragoon Guards who died at Kussowlie on the 5th of September 1863 aged 31 years. This monument was erected by his brother officers in token of friendship and regard."

Douglas - Major Charles - 61st Foot - died 30th July 1847.
Grave is in Ambala Cemetery -
"Sacred to the memory of Major C. Douglas. H.M.s 61st Regiment. Eldest son of Lieut. General Sir Howard Douglas, GCB, who departed this life at Umballa on the 30th July 1847, Aged 40 years. deeply and sincerely regretted by his friends who have erected this simple monument to his memory and worth."

Douglas - Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Maxwell - Bombay Artillery - died 23rd July 1862.
Memorial at Dryfesdale Cemetery, Dumfries, Scotland -
"Lt. Col. Hugh Maxwell Douglas of the Royal Late Bombay Artillery who died in Edinburgh on 23 Jul 1862 age 38 after distinguished Service with his Reg. in India and China."

Douglas - Lieutenant-Colonel James - Bengal Army - died 10th February 1878.
Grave at Cheltenham Borough Cemetery, Gloucestershire -
"In loving memory of Lieutenant Colonel James William Douglas, late of the Bengal Army and for many years in the Political Department, Indore, Malwah. Deceased 10 February 1878 and of Fanny Douglas his wife, Deceased May 3rd 1893."

Douglas - Major James Mainwaring - Royal Artillery - died 12th February 1887.
Served Afghanistan 1879-80 (medal and bar, star).
Grave at Kasauli -
"In remembrance of Major James Mainwaring Douglas R.A. born February 8th 1840 at Lankbeare House, Talaton, Devon. died at Jutogh 12th February 1887."

Douglas - Captain John - 54th Foot - died 11th July 1796.

Douglas - Major-General Robert - died 7th June 1798.
Memorial in St. Mary Magdalen's church, Taunton, Somerset -
"Sacred to the Memory of Major-General Robert Douglas, who died June 7th 1798, aged 54, Sincerely regretted by all his relatives & friends. After serving his country forty years In all quarters of the globe, he fell a victim to the fatal effects of climate. His remains lie interred near this spot. Also to the memory of his son, John Douglas, Captain in the 54th Regt. of Foot, who died of the yellow fever, at St. Kitt's, July 11th 1796, In the 22d year of his age. This tribute of gratitude is erected by her who lives to deplore the loss of the best of husbands and a beloved son."

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