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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Liverpool
Town
Sefton Park
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
VC or GC Recipients, Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15633
Current location

IN THE CONYBEARE BUILDING
LIVERPOOL COLLEGE MAIN SCHOOL
North Mossley Hill Rd
Sefton Park
Liverpool
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 370 870
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SMALL FRAMED CARD
Inscription
LIEUTENANT ALFRED STOWELL JONES, V.C., / OLD LERPOOLIAN / ALFRED STOWELL JONES IS ONE OF THE EARLIEST ENTRIES IN THE COLLEGE / REGISTERS; HE LEFT SCHOOL IN 1849 AND WAS COMMISSIONED FROM / SANDHURST INTO THE 9TH LANCERS IN 1852. ON THE 8TH JUNE / 1857, DURING THE INDIAN MUTINY, HE WAS AWARDED THE / VICTORIA CROSS FOR AN ACT OF GALLANTRY WHEN HIS REGIMENT HAD / BEEN ORDERED TO RETAKE DELHI. / THE CITATION READS:- "THE CAVALRY CHARGED THE REBELS AND / RODE THROUGH THEM. LIEUTENANT JONES, OF THE 9TH LANCERS, / WITH HIS SQUADRON, CAPTURED ONE OF THEIR GUNS, KILLING / THE DRIVERS AND WITH LIEUTENANT-COLONEL YULE'S ASSISTANCE, / TURNED IT UPON A VILLAGE OCCUPIED BY REBELS WHO WERE / QUICKLY DISLODGED. THIS WAS A WELL CONCEIVED ACT GALLANTLY / EXECUTED."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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