9th Queens Royal Lancers

Our reference
25216
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : C1869

Current location

EXETER CATHEDRAL,Exeter,Exeter,Devon,EX1 1HS,England
OS Grid Ref.: SX 921 925
Denomination: Church of England

Description

LARGE WALL MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING IN THE CENTRE. IT IS FLANKED BY TWO BRONZE RELIEFS OF MOUNTED LANCERS STANDING SIDE ON WITH A PALM TREE IN FRONT OF THEM. BRONZE RELIEF OF LION'S HEAD WITH FOLIATE SCROLLING AND SUSPENDED MEDALS ABOVE INSCRIPTION. RELIEF OF FOLIATE SCROLLING BELOW INSCRIPTION.

Inscription

TABLET: ERECTED 1860 BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES/ OF THE 9TH QUEENS LANCERS, WHO SERVED WITH THE REGIMENT IN INDIA, IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES/ WHO FELL THERE IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ KILLED IN ACTION, OR DIED OF WOUNDS/ (Names)/ DIED FROM EFFECTS OF CLIMATE/ (Names) FRAMED AND GLAZED SIGN: THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY/ OF FIVE OFFICERS AND/ ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-THREE OTHER RANKS/ OF THE/ 9TH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE INDIAN MUTINY/ DURING THIS CAMPAIGN THE REGIMENT (...)/ (...)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Total names on memorial: 158
Served and returned: 0
Died: 158
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,forename,manner of death
Order of information: manner of death,rank

Component

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

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Marble - White
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: C1869
Attended by:

Costs

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

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Other
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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