Sir Henry Lawrence

Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence

Founder of the Lawrence Schools in India and Ghora Gali, Murree, Pakistan

Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence KCB was a British soldier and statesman in India, who died defending Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny.
Born: June 28, 1806, Sri Lanka
Died: July 4, 1857, Lucknow, India
Service/branch: Bengal Army
Siblings: John Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, George St Patrick Lawrence
Battles and wars: First Anglo-Burmese War, First Anglo-Afghan War, First Anglo-Sikh War, Second Anglo-Sikh War, 1857 Indian Rebellion

Sir Henry Lawrence founded Lawrence Schools in Sanawar, Mt Abu and Lovedale to educate the orphans of the British soldiers who died in wars. Lawrence College Ghora Gali was a posthumous school set up in his memory.