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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Hampshire
Town
Newton Valence
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40337
Current location

ST MARY THE BLESSED VIRGIN CHURCH
Newton Valence
East Hampshire
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 724 328
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TABLET ON ALTAR WALL
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ AUDLEY LEMPRIERE/ ELDEST SON OF REAR ADMIRAL G. O. LEMPRIERE OF PELHAM/ IN THIS PARISH AND CAPTAIN IN THE 77TH REGIMENT/ WHO FELL BEFORE SEBASTOPOL WHILE GALLANTLY ATTACKING/ THE RUSSIAN RIFLE PITS/ ON THE 19TH APRIL 1855/ AGED 20 YEARS/ HE WAS PRESENT WITH HIS REGIMENT WITHOUT INTERMISSION/ FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE WAR/ AND WAS ENGAGED IN THE BATTLES OF THE ALMA AND INKERMANN (SIC)/ IN THE LATTER OF WHICH ESPECIALLY HE RENDERED/ IMPORTANT SERVICE/ HE ENJOYED IN A REMARKABLE DEGREE THE CONFIDENCE OF/ THOSE ABOVE HIM IN COMMAND/ AND THE ESTEEM AND AFFECTION OF HIS BORTHER OFFICERS/ AND MEN AND FROM THE EXCELLENCE AND AMIABILITY/ OF HIS CHARACTER/ HIS LOSS IS DEEPLY LAMENTED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    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: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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