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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stroud
Town
Berkeley
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35021
Current location

St. Mary the Virgin Church
High Street
Berkeley
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL13 9BN
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 6845399051
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An elaborate marble memorial surmounted by a family crest.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF LT. COL. FREDERICK HICKES, ELDEST SON OF THOMAS HICKES ESQ. OF BERKELEY, COMMANDING 2ND REGT. OF GRENADIERS IN THE SERVICE OF THE HONBLE. THE EAST INDIA COMPANY IN THE BOMBAY PRESIDENCY. HE FELL WOUNDED BY A CANNON SHOT WHILE LEADING ON THE BRIGADE HE COMMANDED TO THE ATTACK ON THE HILL FORT OF PUNELLA IN THE DISTRICT OF KOLAPORE ON THE 27TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 1844, AGED 57......
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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