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A photo slide show of the three major cemeteries in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand, India

A photo slide show of the three major cemeteries in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand, India

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  • 1. Cemeteries – Parsi, New and Old
  • 2. The Parsi Cemetery
  • 3. The Parsi cemetery, about a hundred meters down from China View, is shrouded in a derelict like stage by heavy shrubbery, a clear sign of lack on maintenance…
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  • 7. New Cemetery
  • 8. Eric, Son Of Rev W & J E Cutting, Born April 13th, 1896, Died August 3rd, 1897
  • 9. In Loving Memory Of…
  • 10. In Memory Of
    Sergeant W.G. Wassar
    Military Works Dept.
    Who Died At Ranikhet
    5th April 1899
    Aged 48 Years
  • 11. Sacred To The Memory Of
    Cinders
    The Dearly Loved Wife And Pal
    Of Captain H.T. Stack R.A. (F?...)
    Who Departed This Life
    29th December 1914
  • 12. In
    Memory
    Of
    PTE William Gilbert
    4thBn The Buffs No 4511
    Who Died At Ranikhet
    On the 23rd Day Of September
    1916
    Erected
    By His
    Comrades
  • 13. In Memory Of
    No. 2620 Lance Corpl. Frederick Walter James Winby
    A Coy 1stBattn. The Black Watch (B.H.)
    Who Died At Ranikhet on 3rd August 1920
    Age 22
    Erected By The Officers…
  • 14. No. 5893
    Pte James McCulloch
    C. Company 93rd Highlanders
    Who Died At Ranikhet
    29th December 1899
    Aged 22 Years
    __________________
    No mother or father to see him die
    No brother nor sister to say good bye
    No friend or relative to give him their hand
    But we hope to meet him in a better land
  • 15. Sacred
    To
    The Memory Of
    No. 6270
    Pte Robert Cray
    “H” Coy
    2nd Arc & Suth. Highlanders
    Who Died At Ranikhet
    Oct. 26th 1900
    Aged 21 Years & 5 Months
    _____________
    In the midst of life we are in death
    ________________________________
    Erected By The Officers N.C.O.s and Men Of The “H” Coy As A Mark Of Respect
  • 16. Some of the newer graves…
  • 17. C.A. Martin & Sons
  • 18. This was lying on the upper terraces of the cemetery, probably a stone shipped out of China
  • 19. And some unmarked ones…
  • 20. as the dead would see it…
  • 21. a quite afternoon…
  • 22. The Old Cemetery
  • 23. The old cemetery has a fraction of the number of its newer countepart, the most notable being an Egypt head, listing a lot of women and children, most probably the victims of a maritime disaster…
  • 24. a few broken pieces…