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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Shrewsbury
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Maker
SAMUEL MANNING JNR
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1860
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13895
Current location

St Chads Church
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY1 1JX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 48823 12456
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Elaborate marble wall monument with a bareheaded offcier, keft, leaning on a tablet bearing Battle Honours with head bowed and a Sergeant right, resting on arms reversed. Above, an urn bearing the Regimental number "LIII" and behind, the Regimental Colours. Trophies of arms at their feet. Below all a name tablet. Above all a crowned wreath, the whole set on a black stone backboard.
Inscription
CHUTRA / KHUJWAH/ RELIEF OF LUCKNOW / CAWNPORE/ KHODAGUNGE / SHUMSHABAD / MEANGUNGE/ CAPTURE OF LUCKNOW/ TOOLSEPORE/ BUNGEON /ERECTED BY GEN SUTHERLAND CB/ AND THE OFFICERS OF THE 53RD REGT TO THE MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICERS, NON-COMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES OF THE 53RD OR SHROPSHIRE REGT, WHO FELL IN ACTION, OR DIED FROM THE EFFECTS OF WOUNDS AND EXPOSURE, IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTY / DURING THE INDIAN MUTINY OF 1857 '58 '59 / (Names) / COLOUR- SERGEANTS / (Names) / SERGEANTS / (Names) / CORPORALS / PRIVATES / (Names) / PRIVATES / (Names) / PRIVATES / (Names) / PRIVATES / (Names) / PRIVATES / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 217
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 217
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank,firstname, surname
    Order of information: rank, alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Buildings of England series by Various Shropshire (2006) p.525
  • DICTIONARY OF BRITISH SCULPTORS 1660 - 1851 by GUNNIS, RUPERT p.253 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:MURRAYS SALES AND SERVICE CO. 1968 LONDON

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