A family finds its sepoy son

Print edition : December 08, 2017

Srikantaraj Urs' memorial at the Kranji War Cemetery Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

A view of the Kranji War Cemetery. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

The inscription on the Kranji War Memorial. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

A montage of regimental insignias of Indian soldiers honoured at the Kranji War Cemetery.

Srikantaraj Urs, a sepoy in the 1st Mysore Infantry regiment of the princely state of Mysore, died fighting on the side of British India in Singapore, but his family found final closure 72 years later, on February 26, when they traced his final resting place to the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.

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