Maj Gen Sir H Havelock

WM reference
11543
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 10 April 1861
Current location

SOUTH EAST CORNER OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Trafalgar Square
Charing Cross
City Of Westminster
Greater London
WC2
England
OS Grid Ref.: TO 290 520
Denomination: Undefined

Description

HAVELOCK STANDS WITH HIS LEFT HAND IS ON HIS SWORD AND RIGHT HAND PARTIALLY INSERTED INTO HIS BELT. HE WEARS A CLOAK ACROSS HIS SHOULDERS WHICH IS CAUGHT BACK OVER HIS RIGHT ARM.

Inscription

TO MAJOR-GENERAL SIR. H. HAVELOCK, K.C.B., AND HIS BRAVE COMPANIONS DURING THE CAMPAIGN IN INDIA SOLDIERS - YOUR LABOURS, YOUR PRIVATIONS, YOUR SUFFERINGS, AND YOUR VALOUR WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN BY A GRATEFUL COUNTRY. - H. HAVELOCK (Rear face enumerates forces commanded by Havelock.)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,forename,additional,decorations
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Granite - Dartmoor
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 10 April 1861
Attended by: UNKNOWN

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

LONDON'S OPEN AIR STATUARY by GLEICHEN PP 9-10 Source: Image Library Published:LONGMAN'S, GREEN & CO 1928 LONDON

Reference

LONDON STATUES: A GUIDE TO LONDONS OUTDOOR STATUES AND SCULPTURE by BYRON, A P 138 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:CONSTABLE 1981 LONDON

Reference

DICTIONARY OF BRITISH SCULPTORS 1660 - 1851 by GUNNIS, RUPERT PP 45 - 48 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:MURRAYS SALES AND SERVICE CO. 1968 LONDON

Reference

Illustrated London News 13 Ap.1861, p. 336; 20 Ap.1861 pp.362-363

Reference

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Sir H Havelock Published:Oxford University Press 2004

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