24 Feb '16, 4am
10 Singaporean places that are actually named after once alive Ang Mohs
So Havelock’s another place which is named after a British dude, Major General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 –1857). And no he was not famous for having lots of locks. He was known as the “Hero of Lucknow” for his military leadership in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Sadly, he died of dysentery soon after. It was possibly a planned move by the city planners to strategically place Havelock near Outram on the map as it was no secret that Sir James Outram had greatly admired the valiant deeds of Sir Henry Havelock.