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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Beverley
Town
Beverley
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34700
Current location

BEVERLEY MINSTER
Beverley
Beverley
Humberside
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 039 388
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MARBLE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ KATE EBENA/ THE BELOVED WIFE OF/ THOMAS DITMAS/ MAJOR OF THE MADRAS ARTILLERY/ AND ELDEST DAUGHTER OF/ EDWARD AND MARGARET BIGHURST/ OF BEVERLEY YORKSHIRE/ WHO DIED AT/ SECUNDERAKAND DECAN INDIA/ ON THE 24TH OF AUGUST/ IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1841/ AGED 30 YEARS/ ALSO/ THOMAS EDWARD ROBERT/ ELDEST SON AND LIEUT IN THE/ H.M. MADRAS ARTILLERY/ WHO WAS DROWNED ON THE/ 26TH DECEMBER 1859/ IN LAT. 6.0 2 N LONG 85-50 E./ ON HIS VOYAGE TO MADRAS/ AGED 17 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ditmas, Thomas Edward Robrt
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • YORKSHIRE HEROES VOL. II HISTORIC EAST RIDING TOWN OF BEVERLEY by MANN, MALCOLM K 72 Source: Image Library NIWM

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