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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lincoln
Town
Lincoln
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899), Indian Mutiny (1857-1858), Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20306
Current location

On the south wall of the Soldier's Chapel (dedicated to St. George)
the southernmost chapel in the North transept
Lincoln Cathedral
Minster Yard
Lincoln
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN2 1PX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 97805 71825
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted grey stone tablet. Nowy-headed. Red and black lettering. Lincolnshire Regiment badge at top centre.
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF/ GENERAL SIR HENRY ERRINGTON LONGDEN/ K.C.B. C.S.I./ BORN 14 JANUARY 1819 DIED 29 JANUARY 1890/ SERVED IN 1ST XTH FOOT FROM 16 SEPT 1836 TO 14 JUNE 1864/ Present at Battle of Sobraon- Sutlej Campaign 1845-6- Siege of Mootlan/ Actions of Soorjkoond, Fort Chenioti, Battle of Goojerat- Punjaub Campaign/ 1848-9- Siege & capture of Lucknow, Actions of Fort Atrowleea - Chanda,/ Uineerpore, Sultanpore, & of Fort Douraha - Azinighur, Touse, & Jugdespore/ - Indian Mutiny 1857-8-/ COMMANDED THE BATTALION from JUNE 21 1858 to JUNE 14 1864/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS OF/ HIS OLD BATTALION AS A TOKEN OF ESTEEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 750MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY AND CLOISTERS AND CHAPTER HOUSE AND LIBRARIES
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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