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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Rochester
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India, Non-Combat Deaths
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1913
    Attended by: DEAN OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16519
Current location

South wall
South nave transept
Rochester Cathedral
High Street
Rochester
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME1 1SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 74270 68510
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The tablet has a side head in relief with the inscription on each side.
Inscription
Left column: Sacred To The Memory Of John Pennycuick C.S.I. Colonel Royal Engineers Late President Of The Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill. Born January 18th. 1841 Entered Into Rest March 5th 1911. Aged 70. Right column: This Memorial Is Placed By Some Cooper's Hill Men In Token Of Their Esteem For The Statesmanlike Manner In Which He Governed Them And Of Their Gratitude For The Friendly Interest He Took In Their Work And Sports.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Pennycuick, John
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Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of birth, date of death, age, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of birth, date of death, age, additional
    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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