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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Liverpool
Town
Liverpool
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1222
Current location

North end of Whitley Gardens.
67
Whitley Gardens
Shaw Street
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L6 1HB
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 35676 91342
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Grand Parade
    Portsmouth
    Portsmouth
    Hampshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Royal Hospital
    Chelsea
    Kensington And Chelsea
    Greater London
    SW3
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Monument in the form of a celtic cross with Gothic trefoil embelishments at the base. Made of Scillian marble decorated with carved scenes of action from the Sepoy Mutiny.
Inscription
West Face: THIS CROSS / COMMEMORATES THE SERVICES AND DEATHS / OF / 243 OFFICERS, NC OFFICERS AND PRIVATE SOLDIERS / LOST BY THE / 8TH KINGS REGIMENT / WHILE ENGAGED IN SUPPRESSING THE GREAT SEPOY MUTINY / OF 1857-1858 / SOME DIED IN BATTLE, SOME OF WOUNDS / SOME OF DISEASE / ALL / IN THE DEVOTED PERFORMANCE OF DUTY North Face: ERECTED AT PORTSMOUTH 1863 South Face: REMOVED TO CHELSEA 1877 East face: REMOVED TO LIVERPOOL 1911
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 243
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 243
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • EIGHTH THE KING'S REGIMENT INDIAN REBELLION MEMORIAL AT NORTH END OF WHITLEY GARDENS
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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