Sir Robert Napier was a British soldier and a field marshal. At Addiscombe Military Academy he got his education and when he was 18 years of age he joined Bengal Engineers, and reached India in 1828. For several years Napier was employed at Public Works Department and then appointed of Sirhind before his promotion to Captain. In india Mutinity he was appointed as adjutant-general and military secretary on first relief of Lucknow . Lucknow’s defence was in his charge in the second relief. Indian Government and parliament amde Sir Robert Cornelis Napier GCB and thanked him for his services.