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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Medina
Town
Ryde
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40828
Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Ryde
Medina
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 603 918
Denomination: Church of England

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Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ LIEUT: GENERAL/ THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SOMERSET JOHN/ LORD CALTHORPE K.C.B./ BORN 23RD JANUARY 1831/ DIED 16TH NOVEMBER 1912/ SERVED AS A.D.C. TO FIELD MARSHAL LORD RAGLAN/ DURING THE CRIMEAN WAR, AND WAS PRESENT AT THE/ BATTLES OF ALMA, BALACLAVA AND INKERMAN,/ AND DURING THE SIEGE OF SEVASTOPOL/ COMMANDED THE 5TH DRAGOON GUARDS FROM 1861 TO 1869/ WAS CHAIRMAN OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY COUNCIL/ FROM ITS COMMENCEMENT IN 1890 UNTIL 1898/ JUST, GENEROUS, KIND/ GREATLY BELOVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MERYD008

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