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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2028
Current location

West wall
All Saints Church
Bishops Way
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 6YE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76000 55400
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet with inscription in black lettering. Carved cloak relief draping over left side of tablet. Carved hat, sword and bag at top.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT COLONEL/ JOHN WALLACE KING C.B./ WHO COMMANDED THE 14TH LIGHT DRAGOONS/ DURING THE GREATER PART OF/ THE PUNJAUB (SIC) CAMPAIGN OF 1848-1849,/ AND DIED AT LAHORE/ ON THE 6TH OF JULY 1850./ THIS TABLET/ WAS ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS,/ AS A TESTIMONY/ THAT THE MANY VIRTUES/ WHICH HAS ENDEARED HIM TO/ NUMEROUS CIRCLE OF FRIENDS AT HOME,/ WERE APPRECIATED BY THOSE WHO/ WHO WITNESSED HIS GALLANTRY ABROAD,/ WHILE COMMANDING HIS REGIMENT/ IN THE FIELD.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1750MM, width 800MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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