Indian Mutiny Veterans of the Dunlop/Dunlap Name



Herein lie the legacy of Brave Dunlops, Warriors all, who fought in The Indian Mutiny and other battles in that theater. Read about the Dunlops who died there in defense of the British Empire:

where the ground is hallowed by their blood,
and their actions upon it!


Updated 1.02.09


Indian Mutiny

Ferozepore Artillery, Punjab

Major Arthur Wallace Dunlop, 27th of that Ilk, 1910-1937 Arthur was born 1 January 1866 at Lakefield, near Inverness, Scotland and died 15 February 1937 at Guildford, Surrey, England. Major Dunlop served with the 23rd Sikh Pioneers. 

-John Alexander (Sandy) Agnew Dunlop-Wallace 7th Bart. of Craigie(1775-10 February 1857). Grandson of Frances Wallace Dunlop and Eldest son of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Thomas Wallace, 6th Baronet, he served as aide-de-camp to Lt-Colonel Maxwell, his uncle, who had a command under Cornwallis in the campaigns against Tippoo Sultaun of Mysore. He also served under Sir Ralph Abercrombie in Egypt, and commanded the 88th Regiment, the Connaught Rangers, in the Peninsular War. He was made a K.C.B. and rose to the rank of General in 1851. He Had five sons and one daughter with Janet Rodger of Glasgow. Ensign 75th Foot 1787, Lieutenant 60th Foot 1790, Lieutenant 75th Foot 1791, Captain 58th Foot 1796, Major 58th Foot 1803, Lieutenant Colonel 11th Reserve Battalion* 1804, Lieutenant Colonel 88th Foot 1805. Brevet Colonel 1813, Major General 1819, Lieutenant General 1837, General 1851.Early Service: India 1789-1796 and Aide-de-Camp at Seringapatam 1792,  Minorca 1798, Egypt 1801. Peninsular War: with his regiment 1809 and took temporary command of the 3rd Division in April 1812 and brigades in the 3rd Division July - October 1811,  ?January - February 1812?, June - October 1812. Other Service: Appointed to temporary command of  14th Brigade France August 1815. CB 1815. KCB 1833.   Succeeded as 7th Baronet 1835. Colonel of 88th 1831-1857.

Colonel Sir James Dunlop, 21rst of that Ilk, of the 77th, who led the charge into the breach at Seringapatam, in the Third Mysore War in 1799. The Battle was well documented. Read the article at Sir James Dunlop. Dunlop rose to Major General rank with Wellington in the Peninsular War.

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Henry Wallace Dunlop,  Volunteer Officer in the Khakee Ressalah, or Meerut Volunteer Horse during the Mutiny of 1857-8. He wrote an excellent account of the exploits of this unit. His son, Arthur Wallace Dunlop, assumed title of 27th of that Ilk.

Dunlop - Lieutenant-Colonel John - 23rd Bengal Native Infantry - died 18th July 1840. Served Ceylon 1818. Attained rank of Lieutenant-Colonel just 9 days before his death on 18th July (inscription incorrect). Grave at Simla - "Sacred to the memory of Major John Dunlop XXIIId Reg Nat Infy who died at Simla July 1st 1840. This tomb is erected to Major Dunlop by his brother officers in token of their esteem and regard."

Dunlop - Ensign Robert - 1st European Light Infantry - died 31st July 1843. Grave at Subathu - "Sacred to the memory of Ensign Dunlop 1st European Light Infantry who died at Soobhatoo July 31st 1843. This monument is erected by his brother officers as a mark of their esteem."

Dunlop - Colonel William - Bengal Army - died 5th November 1841. Memorial in St. Andrew's Kirk, Calcutta - "In memory of Colonel William Dunlop, Quarter-Master General of the H.E.I. Company's Bengal Army. Born March 16, 1785 at Whitmuirhall, Parish of Selkirk, county of Roxburgh; Died November 5, 1841 at Allahabad, In progress to Simlah with the Commander-in-Chief. This tablet has been erected by a few friends in testimony of the affectionate regard with which they cherish the remembrance of his amiable qualities, genuine kindness and solid worth."Major General John William Hoggan, CB,17th Punjab Infantry, Colonel of the 25th (Punjab) Bengal Native Infantry, and Bengal Staff Corps, CDV, (Captain in Photograph, 25th (Punjab) Bengal Native Infantry

Major Anderson Alexander Dunlop 23rd Bengal NI , killed in Action, Peiwar, Kotal, February 12, 1878

Dunlop, James. badge of the Scots BrigadeKilled October 2nd, 1804 HM 94th Regiment of Foot (Scots Brigade) Fatahpur, India

Dunlop-Hay Ensign. 93rd Foot Sutherland Highlanders.

Dunlop, Pvt. John B. 1rst Bombay European Fusiliers.

Captain Donald Mackenzie Dunlop Waterfield
killed at Sarkai Kotal Afghanistan- 14th October 1879. Killed while attached to the 3rd Sikh Infantry.

12th Bengal Native Infantry

Captain John Dunlop - murdered by mutineers at Jhansi - 5th June 1857



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