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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
GEORGE GAMON ADAMS (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11769
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, Chapel of St. Faith south aisle, a tablet incorporating medallion framed by military trophies. Carved marble wall panel. In the lower section of the tapering white marble slab is an oval medallion portrait of a young man with a moustache and side-whiskers, facing left. The medallion is surrounded by a laurel branch (left) and an oak branch (right) tied at the base with a ribbon; behind are battle standards (one with an eagle mast, one with a crescent moon and star mast), a rifle, sword and pouch. The memorial inscription is in the upper half and the panel is fixed against a black marble back-panel.
Inscription
TO RECORD / THE DEATH AND GALLANT SERVICES OF / CAPTAIN HENRY LANGHORNE THOMPSON, C.B., / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION. / HIS NAME / WILL LIVE IN THE ANNALS OF HIS COUNTRY, / AS ONE OF THE / DEFENDERS OF KARS. / HE DIED ON THE 13TH. JUNE 1856, / AGED 26.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thompson, Henry, Langhorne
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Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 127 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.422

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