Full list with references later but in the meantime:
Job Charnock who founded Calcutta
Admiral Watson who retook Calcutta with Clive
Henry Lawrence, administrator soldier whose administered The Punjab and who lost his life in the siege of Lucknow.
Sir William MacNaughton, Secretary to Lord Auckland, Governor General of India. He was (partly) responsible for the catastrophe of the 1st Afghan War in 1838-42, during which he perished.
Henry Havelock, Hero of Lucknow
His fame was so great that his is one of 4 statues in Trafalgar Square in London. Yet despite what the inscription says, and the fact that thousands walk past the statue every day, he has been forgotten like so many others who are commemorated on this site.
To Major General
Sir Henry Havelock
and his brave companions
during the campaign in India
“Soldiers, your labours
your privations, your sufferings,
and your valour
will not be forgotten by
a grateful country”
Jules Henri Jean Schaumburg (1839-1886) artist who was born in Antwerp, Belgium, and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. He toured India extensively and won an award f
or his art work at the 3rd Calcutta Fine Arts Exhibition held in 1879. He was Chairman of the Sculpture Committee for the First International Exhibition in Calcutta in 1883-84 and also took part in subsequent art exhibitions in Calcutta. At the time of his death, in addition to his responsibilities as chief draughtsman for the Geological Survey of India, was Acting Principal of the Government School of Art in Bow Bazar Street, Calcutta. (see Sylvia Murphy’s web site for more details http://users.synflux.com.au/~sylcec/jules.htm)
A view of the Hooghly by Jules Schaumburg