previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Mark Newton 22 July 2016

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Mark Newton 22 July 2016 (WMR-50022)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Mark Newton 18 July 2016

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Mark Newton 18 July 2016 (WMR-50022)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, Colonial India
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50022
Current location

All Saints Royal Garrison Church
Farnborough Road
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU11 1QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 861 506
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A STONE BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION WITH INITIAL LETTERS IN RED LETTERING.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ LIEUT GENERAL RICHARD BUCKLEY PRETTEJOHN CB/ WHO DIED JANY 4TH 1891 WHEN FULL COLONEL OF THE 13TH HUSSARS/ HE SERVED WITH THE 14TH LIGHT DRAGOONS IN THE SOUTHERN MAHRATTA COUNTRY IN 1844-45/ ALSO THROUGHOUT THE PUNJAB CAMPAIGN OF 1848-49 INCLUDING THE ACTION OF RAMMIGGAR WITH/ THE CHARGING SQUADRONS PASSAGE OF CHENAB. BATTLE OF CHILLIAN WALLAH AND GOOJERAT/ PURSUIT OF THE ENEMY ACROSS THE JHELUM AND OF THE AFGHANS OVER THE INDUS THROUGH THE KHYBER/ PASS (MEDAL WITH 2 CLASPS) SERVED WITH THE PERSIAN EXPEDITION OF 1857 (MEDAL WITH CLASP)/ ALSO WITH THE CENTRAL INDIA FIELD FORCE UNDER SIR HUGH ROSE IN 1857-58 AND WAS PRESENT AT/ MANY ACTIONS, SIEGES AND VICTORIES ALWAYS WITH THE 14TH LT DRAGOONS AND WAS SEVERELY WOUNDED/ FOUR TIMES. MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES; BREVETS OF MAJOR AND LIEUT. COL. MEDAL WITH TWO CLASPS/ ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS PAST AND PRESENT OF THE 14TH KING'S HUSSARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Prettejohn, Richard Buckley
See details
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, forenames, manner of death, occupation, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, forenames, manner of death, occupation, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 300MM, width 610MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • ROYAL GARRISON CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • 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
Other

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-50022

For queries, please contact [email protected]