Cemeteries – Parsi, New and Old<br />
The Parsi Cemetery<br />
The Parsi cemetery, about a hundred meters down from China View, is shrouded in a derelict like stage by heavy shrubbery, ...
New Cemetery<br />
Eric, Son Of Rev W & J E Cutting, Born April 13th, 1896, Died August 3rd, 1897<br />
In Loving Memory Of…<br />
In Memory Of<br />Sergeant W.G. Wassar<br />Military Works Dept.<br />Who Died At Ranikhet<br />5th April 1899<br />Aged 4...
Sacred To The Memory Of<br />Cinders<br />The Dearly Loved Wife And Pal<br />Of Captain H.T. Stack R.A. (F?...)<br />Who D...
In<br />Memory<br />Of<br />PTE William Gilbert<br />4thBn  The Buffs No 4511<br />Who Died At Ranikhet<br />On the 23rd  ...
In Memory Of<br />No. 2620 Lance Corpl. Frederick Walter James Winby<br />A Coy 1stBattn. The Black Watch (B.H.)<br />Who ...
No. 5893<br />Pte James McCulloch<br />C. Company 93rd Highlanders<br />Who Died At Ranikhet<br />29th December 1899<br />...
Sacred <br />To<br />The Memory Of<br />No. 6270<br />Pte Robert Cray<br />“H” Coy<br />2nd Arc & Suth. Highlanders<br />W...
Some of the newer graves… <br />
C.A. Martin & Sons<br />
This was lying on the upper terraces of the cemetery, probably a stone shipped out of China<br />
And some unmarked ones…<br />
as the dead would see it…<br />
a quite afternoon…<br />
The Old Cemetery<br />
The old cemetery has a fraction of the number of its newer countepart, the most notable being an Egypt head, listing a lot...
a few broken pieces…<br />
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A photo slide show of the three major cemeteries in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand, India

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