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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
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Maker
Carlo Marochetti (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11757
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 Nave, north aisle, a marble relief tablet. Torrens is shown in them midst of battle on horseback. Sculpted marble wall panel carved in high relief with a battle scene. In the centre is a soldier on horseback brandishing his sword; to the left and right are groups of soldiers with bayonets; at the lower left is a slain man on a riverbank on which is the memorial inscription.
Inscription
TO / THE MEMORY / OF MAJOR GENERAL / SIR ARTHUR WELLESLEY / TORRENS / K.C.B. / MORTALLY WOUNDED / AT THE BATTLE OF INKERMANN / DIED / AUGUST 24TH.1855. / AGED 46.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Torrens, Arthur Wellesley
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Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, date of death, place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 155 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2471

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