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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
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Maker
MR PERCIVAL BALL (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11739
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, centre cross aisle, a sculpted marble wall monument carved in high relief with an angel bearing a cross above a panel with the memorial inscription. Depiction of female angel with head bowed, holding a cross before her (upper part); crossed banners with ribboned wreaths around their speared heads (behind). Sloping frame with oak leaves and acorns carved above inscription panel.
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE AND ADMIRING REMEMBRANCE / OF THOSE OFFICERS OF THE PUNJAB FRONTIER FORCE / WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN OF 1878-79-80. / This Monument is erected by their Brother Officers and other Friends. / (names) / "THEIR REWARD ALSO IS WITH THE LORD, AND THE CARE / OF THEM IS WITH THE MOST HIGH" WISD.v.115 / PERCIVAL BALL &C, LONDON
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,place of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • National Army Museum Photograph, accession number 1998-10-1
  • DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ART VOLUME V BRITISH ARTISTS 1880-1940 by JOHNSON, J P. 39 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ANTIQUE COLLECTORS CLUB 1994 WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2362
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 142 Source: Image Library NIWM

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