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Surgeon John McDonagh STOKES d Peshawar

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Re: Surgeon John McDonagh STOKES d Peshawar

Posted: 28 Aug 2012 5:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
The reason I'm doing a little research on this gentleman is that there used to be a baptism font in the RC Church in Listowel, Co Kerry with an inscription below which mentions his death.

In memory of Surgeon John McDonagh Stokes
Who died at Peshawar during the mutiny.
His sorrowing sisters have presented
this font.
RIP

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland have recently told me that he died in Rawalpindi in October 1859.

I'll check out the Times for an obituary, thanks for the suggestion.
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breenbyrne 22 Jul 2012 10:56PM GMT 
JeffH01 28 Aug 2012 1:39PM GMT 
breenbyrne 28 Aug 2012 11:31PM GMT 
JeffH01 29 Aug 2012 5:19PM GMT 
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