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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lindsey
Town
Lea
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54310
Current location

West wall of north aisle
St Helens Church
Church View
Lea
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN21 5HF
England

OS Grid Ref: Sk 83081 86680
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted tablet with moulded upper and lower edges. Lettering is a mixture of upper and lower case.
Inscription
SACRED/ To the Memory of/ CHARLES NICHOLAS VEVERS, LIEUTENANT/ in the Second Battn. of his MAJESTY'S/ fifty Ninth Regt. of Foot, and/ SON of the Revd. RICHARD VEVERS, and/ THEODOSIA DOROTHY his Wife, Daughter/ of the late Revd. SIR WILLIAM ANDERSON, BARONET./ In storming the Breach at the/ memorable Siege of St. SEBASTIAN,/ on the thirtieth of August 1813,/ Amid numbers of his brave and/ heroic Comrades, He fell gloriously/ but deeply lamented by All who/ knew him, at the early Age of/ twenty two Years./ As a Tribute of Affection towards this/ amiable and promising Youth, and to/ perpetuate a remembrance of the Grief/ experienced by his afflicted Parents, and/ other numerous relatives, upon the Loss/ they Sustained. This TABLET is erected/ by his only surviving Uncle/ The Revd. SIR CHARLES ANDERSON, BARONET,/ Rector of this Parish.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Vevers, Charles Nicholas
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Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 955mm, width 725mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST HELEN
  • Grade I
  • 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

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