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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Rochester
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858), Indian Mutiny (1857-1858), Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16535
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: TQ 74240 68530
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A light coloured peak topped tablet with '24' in a wreath above the inscription. Dark stone backboard.
Inscription
In Loving Remembrance Of Lt. Colonel Andrew John Macpherson, Died 4th. April 1893. This Gallant Officer Of H.M. XXIV Regiment Served Throughout The Punjab Campaign 1848-49, And Was Dangerously Wounded At Chilianwala. During The Indian Mutiny He Commanded A Detachment In A Severe Action At Jhelum For Which He Received The Thanks Of The Commander-In-Chief. He subsequently Raised the XXII Regiment Of Punjab Infantry, Which He Commanded Until The Close Of The Campaign, And Was Promoted For His Distinguished Services "Lord I Have Loved The Habitation Of Thy House, And The Place Where Thine Honour Dwelleth." Mary Mostyn, His Wife, Died 22 July 1935.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macpherson, Andrew John
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Commemorations
  • British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, 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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