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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wimborne
Town
Wimborne
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26681
Current location

WIMBORNE MINSTER
High St
Wimborne
Wimborne
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 010 000
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TABLET
Inscription
CORNET WILLIAM GEORGE HAWTRY BANKES, CORNET IN THE 7TH HUSSARS, WHO GAINED THE VICTORIA CROSS IN THE INDIAN MUTINY IN 1858 (NOT EXACT WORDING)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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