previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John Scurr

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John Scurr (WMR-30583)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India, 19th Century Wars (1800-1899), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30583
Current location

In the Duke of Wellington's Regiment Chapel
York Minster
Deangate
York
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 7JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 60331 52179
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Semi-circular headed marble tablet set into the wall. Inscription in black. Regimental Crest in relief at top of tablet and Battle honours on separate carved marble ribbons at each side.
Inscription
THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT/ VIRTUTIS FORTUNA COMES/ IN MEMORY/ OF/ ( Names)/ THIRTEEN SERGEANTS/ AND ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY-ONE MEN/ WHO DIED WHILST THE REGIMENT WAS SERVING/ IN INDIA FROM 1857 TO 1867./ ALSO OF/ (Names)/ AND FIVE MEN WHO DIED DURING THE/ ABYSSINIAN CAMPAIGN FROM 1867 TO 1868./ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS/ NOW SERVING AND WHO HAVE SERVED IN/ THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, Gf
Dunn, Ar
Gore, Wh
Hanbury, W
Handcock, A
Prescott, Eb
Quayle, Jet
Smythe, Jc
Statham, R
Steer, Cd
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 214
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 214
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname and rank
    Order of information: By rank
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank,decorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initals surname, decoration
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 457mm, width 1041mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-30583

For queries, please contact [email protected]