Person    | Male  Born 5/4/1795  Died 29/11/1857

Major General Sir Henry Havelock

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: India

War dead, Other war i

Commemorated on a memorial as having died in a war, not WW1 or WW2.

Born near Sunderland. Joined the army against his father's wishes. Served in India and the First Afghan War. Recaptured Cawnpore in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Died in the recently relieved Lucknow, of dysentery. In 1859 (Henry) Havelock Ellis was named for the General, a distant relative.

2 years after he died, a distant relative was named for him and went on to become known as Havelock Ellis.

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Major General Sir Henry Havelock

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Havelock statue

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