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John Nicholson
Birth: Dec. 11, 1822
Death: Sep. 23, 1857

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) 
 
Burial:
Nicholson Cemetery
New Delhi
Delhi Capital Territory, India
Plot: Nicholson Cemetery Old Delhi
 
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Originally Created by: Rob Leverett
Record added: Jun 19, 2005
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John Nicholson
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John Nicholson
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John Nicholson
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Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014
Rest in Peace Lion of Punjab - Janet Nicholson
- Janet Nicholson
 Added: Feb. 14, 2013

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Dec. 11, 2009
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