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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Charing Cross
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858), Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
William Behnes
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 April 1861
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11543
Current location

The memorial is located at the south east corner of Trafalgar Square.
Trafalgar Square
Charing Cross
City Of Westminster
Greater London
WC2N
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30054 80442
Denomination: Undefined

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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
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Dartmoor
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • LONDON'S OPEN AIR STATUARY by GLEICHEN PP 9-10 Source: Image Library Published:LONGMAN'S, GREEN & CO 1928 LONDON
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Sir H Havelock Published:Oxford University Press 2004
  • Illustrated London News 13 Ap.1861, p. 336; 20 Ap.1861 pp.362-363
  • DICTIONARY OF BRITISH SCULPTORS 1660 - 1851 by GUNNIS, RUPERT PP 45 - 48 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:MURRAYS SALES AND SERVICE CO. 1968 LONDON
  • LONDON STATUES: A GUIDE TO LONDONS OUTDOOR STATUES AND SCULPTURE by BYRON, A P 138 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:CONSTABLE 1981 LONDON

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