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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Beverley
Town
Beverley
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34711
Current location

BEVERLEY MINSTER
Beverley
Beverley
Humberside
England

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

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Description
UNKNOWN TYPE
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ LANCELOT MACHEL LIEUT. IN THE ROYAL ENGINEERS/ 3RD SON OF CHRISTOPHER AND ANN MACHEL/ HE WAS KILLED IN THE TRENCHES AT ST SEBASTIAN IN SPAIN/ AFTER THE UNSUCCESSFUL ATTACK UPON THAT PLACE 25TH JULY 1855(? error for 1813)/ IN THE 21ST YEAR OF HIS AGE./ ESTEEMED AND RESPECTED IN HIS PUBLIC/ AND PRIVATE CHARACTER./ THE THREE OFFICERS OF THE ENGINEERS EMPLOYED IN CONDUCT/ IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COLUMNS OF ATTACK BEHAVED/ ADMIRABLY BUT SUFFERED SEVERELY./ CAPT LEWIS LOST HIS LEG; LIEUT JONES WAS WOUNDED AND TAKEN, AND LIEUT MACHEL ON HIS RETURN WAS KILLED/ IN THE TRENCHES/ LIEUT GENERAL ST. T. GRAHAM REPORT 26TH JULY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Machel, Lancelot
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Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
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 76 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • Illustrated London News v.65 p. 374 (17 Oct. 1874)

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