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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23192
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Market Place
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 800 100
Denomination: Church of England

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Inscription
SACRED IN THE MEMORY OF LIEUTENANT ROBERT HOOD RN SON OF REV. RICHARD HOOD LLD. AFTER HAVING, WITH UNSHAKEN FORTITUDE, ENDURED VERY PROLONGED DANGER AND PRIVATIONS AND BY HIS SKILL AND SCIENCE, ESSENTIALLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE UTILITY OF THE EXPEDITION WAS ASSASSINATED BY AN IROQUOIS OCTOBER 20 1821, THUS ENDING AT THE AGE OF 4 AND 20 A SHORT BUT BRILLIANT CAREER.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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