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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hart
Town
Heckfield
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49774
Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Heckfield
Hart
Hampshire
RG27 0LG
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 722 605
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO AN OAK BACKBOARD
Inscription
(...)/ JOHN CAMPBELL ERSKINE,/ THEIR FOURTH SON;/ 3RD BENGAL CAVALRY,/ KILLED IN THE MUTINY AT MEERUT/ 10TH MAY 1857, AGED 19./ (...) (EXACT WORDING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 1.75IN, height 41IN, width 33IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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