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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
New Forest
Town
Fawley
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50701
Current location

All Saints Church
Fawley
New Forest
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 458 035
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WHITE MARBLE INSCRIPTION TABLET SURMOUNTED BY CORNICE AND TAPERED WHITE MARBLE TABLET. WHOLE IS MOUNTED ONTO A DARK MARBLE BACKBOARD. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. CARVED IN LOW RELIEF ON THE UPPER SECTION OF THE TABLET IS A PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY AN URN WITH TWO FURLED FLAGS BEHIND IT AT THE BASE OF THE BACKBOARD IS THE FAMILY CREST IN WHITE MARBLE
Inscription
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ MAJOR JOSEPH BRADBY,/ OF THE 28TH REGIMENT OF FOOT,/ WHO DIED/ ON THE 24TH AUGUST 1813, AT VITTORIA IN SPAIN,/ OF THE WOUNDS HE RECEIVED/ IN THE BATTLE OF THE PYRENEES,/ THUS TERMINATING A BRILLIANT CAREER/ OF FIFTEEN YEARS IN ACTUAL SERVICE./ HE WAS SINCERELY REGRETTED/ BY HIS RELATIVES AND BROTHER OFFICERS,/ TO WHOM HE WAS ENDEARED BY AFFECTION/ AND URBANITY OF MANNERS./ HIS REMAINS WERE INTERRED AT VITTORIA,/ WITH MILITARY HONOURS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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