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THE MURDERS AT MULTAN

1848

FORMER PUPILS OF THE HONOURABLE 

EAST INDIA COLLEGE

"OLD HAILEYBURY"

WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY

The following are abstracts taken from the book 

"MEMORIALS OF OLD HAILEYBURY COLLEGE".

The spellings are those used at the time the book was printed in 1894

THEIR RECORDS

PATRICK ALEXANDER VANS AGNEW

Haileybury 1838 - 1840

Deputy Commissioner, Cis- Sutlej Territory Killed at Multan while with the Bengal Civil Service - On the 19th April 1848 he was knocked from his horse and wounded by Sikh soldiers at the Fort while crossing a bridge with another officer named Anderson. The officers were carried into shelter, but the next day a mob burst in and killed them. He was born 21 April 1822, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Vans Agnew, CB, Madras Army. He went to India in 1841 and was present at the battle of Sobraon.

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THE HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COLLEGE - OLD HAILEYBURY

THE CAMPAIGNS & WARS 1806 - 1857

Copyright Haileybury College

Thursday April 17, 2003