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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rugby
Town
Newbold on Avon
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19372
Current location

Above south door of Nave,
St. Botolph's Church
Main Street
Newbold on Avon
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 1HH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 48674 77118
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted black stone backboard supporting a white marble tablet which, immediately above the top rail, incorporates a raised artifact collection comprising the regimental insignia, draped flags, a partially hidden sabre, bugle and other components. Inscription infilled with black paint.
Inscription
SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / ALEXANDER WILLIAM BRADFIELD CALDECOTT, CAPTAIN AND LATE ADJUTANT / OF THE 103RD. ROYAL BOMBAY FUSILEERS. / THIRD SON OF CHARLES MARRIOTT CALDECOTT, ESQUIRE, / OF HOLBROOK GRANGE. / HE DIED AT SEEPREE, CENTRAL INDIA, ON THE 2ND. JUNE 1867, / AGED 29. / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS, AND PRIVATES / OF THE REGIMENT AS A TRIBUTE OF THEIR LOVE AND ESTEEM, / AND TO MARK THEIR DEEP REGRET AT THE LOSS / OF ONE WHOSE WORTH AND MANY NOBLE QUALITIES / HAD SO MUCH ENDEARED HIM TO ALL RANKS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, relationships, place of death, date of death, age at death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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