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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
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: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: 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
  • 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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