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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Shropshire
Town
Market Drayton
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37945
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Market Drayton
North Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 670 340
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ELABORATE WALL MONUMENT WITH BASE AND PEDIMENT CARVED CROSS BANNERS, FLANKED BY TWO PILASTRES AND SURMOUNTED BY
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ CHARLES HENRY LYCETT WARREN/ LIEUTENANT IN THE 8TH BENGAL NATIVE INFANTRY/ AND ADJUTANT OF THE 12TH BENGAL IRREGULAR CAVALRY/ SON OF JOSEPH OF JOSEPH LOXDALE WARREN/ OF THE TOWERS IN THIS PARISH ESQUIRE:/ WHO FELL SHOT THROUGH THE HEART WHILST ADVANCING/ WITH THE ARMY UNDER MAJOR GENERAL SIR H HAVELOCK/ TO THE RELIEF OF HIS COUNTRYMEN/ BESEIGED IN THE RESIDENCY AT LUCKNOW,/ ON THE 23RD SEPTEMBER 1857, AGED 24 YEARS/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/ BY HIS FRIENDS AND FELLOW TOWNSMEN/ IN TESTIMONY OF THE ZEAL, AND SPIRIT HE EVINCED/ THOUGHOUT THE ARDUOUS CAMPAIGN,/ WHICH LED TO THE RECONQUEST OF LUCKNOW,/ AND THE RESCUE OF THE BESEIGED FROM/ A SAVAGE AND MERCILESS FOE./ THE BATTLE IS THE LORD'S. 1 SAMUEL C.XV11.V.47
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,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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