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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Westminster
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
48536
Previous locations
  • IN THE BALUSTRADE OF THE WESTERN GALLERY
    GUARDS CHAPEL (OLD)
    Birdcage Walk
    Westminster
    City Of Westminster
    Greater London
    SW1E
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 292 795
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
RED MARBLE TABLET
Inscription
CHARLES VISCOUNT BROME, FIRST MARQUESS CORNWALLIS, K.G., ENSIGN 1ST GUARDS 1756; LIEUT-GENERAL ON SERVICE IN AMERICA 1776-81; LORD-LIEUT. AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN IRELAND 1798-1801; GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN INDIA FROM 1876-93; AND FROM MARCH, 1805, TILL HIS DEATH AT GHAZEPORE, OCTOBER 1805.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Red
Condition
History
1944: MEMORIAL WAS LOST WHEN THE CHAPEL WAS DESTROYED BY A FLYING BOMB
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE GUARDS' CHAPEL by WILKINSON, N 190 Source: Image Library IWM PRINTED BOOKS Published:THE CHISWICK PRESS LTD 1938 NEW SOUTHGATE, LONDON, N11

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