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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858), Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
FRANCOIS VERHEYDEN (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11691
Current location

St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard
City of London
City of London
Greater London
EC4M 8AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
in the Crypt, Nelson Chamber, a marble wall panel with a roundel of white marble which represents a man, his head turned to the left, with large over-hanging side-whiskers and wearing an array of military medals. The roundel projects from the surround which is carved with foliage at the top and, at the base, a banner and tassels, a field-marshal's baton and two badges. The roundel is fixed to a grey-white striated marble panel with the memorial inscription painted in gilt. four circular bosses at the corners.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ FIELD MARSHAL SIR PATRICK GRANT G.C.B, G.C.M.G./ SOMETIME COLONEL SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS AND AFTERWARDS OF THE ROYAL HORSE GUARDS/ BORN 11.SEP.1804 - DIED 28.MARCH 1895/ HE SERVED WITH DISTINCTION IN THEGWALIOR, SUTLEJ, PUNJAUB AND NORTHWEST FRONTIER CAMPAIGNS/ ALSO AS COM-IN-CHIEF MADRAS 1856-61/ BEING FROM JUNE 13 TO AUG.13 1857 COM-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMY IN INDIA/ GOVERNOR AND COM-IN-CHIEF MALTA 1867-72/ GOVERNOR ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA 1874-95/ A GOOD SOLDIER OF JESUS CHRIST. 2 TIM II.3/ ERECTED BY COMRADES AND FRIENDS On either side of portrait roundel:MAHARAJAPORE/ RAMNUGGER/ MOODKEE/ SADOOLAPORE/ FEROZESHAH/ CHILLIANWALLAH/ ALIWAL/ GOOJERAT/ SOBRAON/ KOHAT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Grant, Patrick
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Commemorations
  • British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    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: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death,occupation,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 140mm, height 1220mm, width 990mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P 146 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ART VOLUME V BRITISH ARTISTS 1880-1940 by JOHNSON, J P 517 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ANTIQUE COLLECTORS CLUB 1994 WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no. 2389

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