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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Warwick
Town
Warwick
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38554
Current location

St. Mary's Church
Church Street
Warwick
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 2815664958
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted memorial plaque.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF SERGEANT RICHARD PERRY / LATE 24TH REGIMENT (2ND WARWICKSHIRE) / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 15TH MARCH 1855 / AND WHOSE REMAINS REST OUTSIDE THIS CHURCH / THIS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER WAS / PROMOTED FOR HIS GALLANTRY AT THE BATTLE / OF CHILLIANWALLAH / IN SAVING THE ABOVE QUEEN'S COLOUR / AND ALSO RECEIVED A SPECIAL MEDAL WITH ANNUITY / ERECTED IN THE YEAR 1916 BY THE OFFICERS AND MEN / OF HIS REGIMENT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Perry, Richard
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Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 1100MM, width C 600MM
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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