Major General Sir J E W Inglis

Current location

St Pauls Cathedral,St Pauls Churchyard,City,City Of London,Greater London,EC4,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 310 811
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Marble wall panel with bronze medallion portrait, in a green marble frame, of a man, facing left, with large moustache and sidewhiskers. Below is a rectangular bronze panel cast with a relief of an encampment and buildings. The panels are set in a cream-coloured marble panel with the memorial inscription in the centre painted in gilt, the whole set in a green variegated marble back panel.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF/ MAJOR GENERAL/ SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT INGLIS/ K.C.B./ COLONEL/ OF H.M. 32ND. REG. HE SERVED WITH THAT REGIMENT IN/ CANADA DURING THE REBELLION IN 1837 IN THE PUNJAUB 1848-49/ AT THE BATTLE OF GOOJERAT AND SEIGE (?) AND CAPTURE OF MOOLTAN 1849/ AND DURING THE INDIAN MUTINY OF 1857 COMMANDED THE GARRISON / OF LUCKNOW FOR 87 DAYS AGAINST AN OVERWHELMING FORCE OF THE/ ENEMY HE WAS SON OF THE RIGHT REV JOHN INGLIS BISHOP OF NOVA SCOTIA/ BORN AT HALIFAX NOVEMBER 15TH 1814/ DIED AT HOMBURG GERMANY SEP 27TH 1862/ THE LAST ENEMY THAT SHALL BE DESTROYED IS DEATH. 1 COR.XV 26

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Non-combat deaths
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,relationships,decorations
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 1
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,relationships,decorations
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 1
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,relationships,decorations
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 1
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,relationships,decorations
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Backboard
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 70mm , height 1520mm , width 965mm
Materials: Marble
Listed?: No

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Costs

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

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2354

Reference

ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P 142 Source: Image Library NIWM

Reference

DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ART VOLUME V BRITISH ARTISTS 1880-1940 by JOHNSON, J P 557 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ANTIQUE COLLECTORS CLUB 1994 WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK

Reference

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Sir J E W Inglis Published:Oxford University Press 2004

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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