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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Warwick
Town
Leamington Spa
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19323
Current location

All Saints Church
Victoria Terrace
Leamington Spa
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV31 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 31992 65431
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted stone tablet
Inscription
JAMES TOMKINSON ESQ. POST CAPTAIN IN THE/ ROYAL NAVY, ELDEST SON OF JOHN TOMKINSON ESQ./ OF KNIGHTLY HALL IN THE COUNTY OF STAFFORDSHIRE, WHO DIED AT LEAMINGTON 18 JANUARY 1839 AND IS /BURIED IN THE ADJOINING CEMETERY./ IN MEMORY ALSO OF HIS ONLY SONS,/ HILL JAMES THOMAS TOMKINSON, CAPTAIN ROYAL /ARTILLERY WHO DIED AT FISHGUARD PEMBROKESHIRE/ ON 27 JULY 1858 AGED 28 YEARS, AND IS/ BURIED AT MANOR OWEN IN THAT COUNTY/ AND/ FREDRIC HENRY TOMKINSON, CAPTAIN 53RD REGT. BNI/ AGED 25 YEARS, WHO, SERVING WITH HIS REGIMENT/ IN INDIA DURING THE REBELLION 0F 1857,/ WAS KILLED IN NOVEMBER OF THAT YEAR BY THE/ MUTINEERS OF THE GWALIOR CONTINGENT AT/ AMAEN IN OUDE, IN A GALLANT ATTEMPT,/ ALONE AND UNARMED, TO EXPLODE THE ENEMY'S/ AMMUNITION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tomkinson, Frederic Henry
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Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, place of death, manner of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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