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Gowan Monument

Monument of George Boyce Combe Gowan at St Pauls Cathedral, Calcutta

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To the beloved memory of
GEORGE THOMAS GOWAN
Captain of the 27th Regiment
Bengal Native Infantry
And commandant 9th regiment
Oude Irregular Force
Second son of Major Genl G.E. Gowan
Bengal Artillery
Killed at Topore, Oude, June 1857
In the 35th year of his age
He fell whilst endeavouring to recall
The mutinous sepoys of his own force
To order and obedience

And also to the memory of
OLIVIA GRACE
Daughter of MAJOR GENERAL JAMES STUART
Bengal Army
And wife of CAPTAIN G T GOWAN
Who with their infant son
GEORGE BOYCE COMBE
Cruelly murdered
By the rebels at Tapore
June 1857

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