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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Rochester
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16480
Current location

North nave aisle
Rochester Cathedral
High Street
Rochester
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME1 1SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 74260 68550
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Inscription on a light coloured stone beneath a pair of crossed flags. All on a dark stone backplate.
Inscription
To The Memory Of Captain Samuel Read, Of The 83rd. Regiment, Who Was Killed On the 23rd. October 1857, In The 36th. Year Of His Age, While Gallantly Leading His Company To The Attack Of An Insurgent Enemy, Strongly Posted At Jeerum Near Neemuch, East Indies. His Brother Officers Have Raised This Tablet, In Token Of Their Sincere Regard For A Brave Soldier And An Esteemed Comrade.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    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
Reference
  • A SHORT GUIDE TO THE SERVICE MEMORIALS OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL by TRETT, R J Source: Image Library NIWM Published:THE FRIENDS OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1990

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