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Current location

St Paul's Cathedral
St Pau'ls 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 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
Names on memorial
Inglis, John, Eardley, Wilmot
See details
Commemorations
  • 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: Undefined
  • 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: Undefined
  • 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: 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,place of death,forename,place of birth,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 70mm, height 1520mm, width 965mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2354
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Sir J E W Inglis Published:Oxford University Press 2004
  • 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
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P 142 Source: Image Library NIWM

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