Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1611

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Current location

The Nave
North Aisle
Bay 6
CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL
Cathedral Cl
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 152 579
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Robed female figure lying draped over a trophy of arms, her back braced against a cannon, holding a wreath in her right hand and her left outstretched along a furled banner.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS OF THE 50TH (QUEEN'S OWN) REGIMENT TO THE MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN/ WHO FELL UNDER THE COLOURS OF THE REGIMENT DURING THE CAMPAIGN ON THE SUTLEJ IN 1845 AND 1846/ IN THE ACTIONS OF MOODKEE FEROZESHURUR ALIWAL AND SOBRAON/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astley, Robt
Barry, Wm
Bates, Thos
Baxter, Jn
Beck, Jn
Beckett, William
Beisley, Richd
Bell, Thos
Bishop, J C
Boardman, Alexr
See details for all 200 names
Commemorations
  • British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 203
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 203
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname,forename
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 45MM, height 1230MM, width 2485MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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