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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Dunkeld
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858), Waterloo Campaign (1815), Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Maker
JOHN GRAHAM LOUGH (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1847
    Attended by: (at Logierait)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1849
    Attended by: (at Dunkeld)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6062
Current location

Dunkeld Cathedral
Cathedral Street
Dunkeld
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
PH8 0AW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 02459 42597
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Parish Church
    Logierait
    Perth And Kinross
    Tayside
    PH9 0LH
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NN 96791 52033
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Elaborate plaque showing relief of General Dick's death. Above this is inscription, followed by wreath containing campaign surrounded by draped flags. See also our reference 88694 at St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh
Inscription
MAIDA EGYPT BUSACO FUENTES D'ONOR SALAMANCA WATERLOO/ SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ MAJOR-GENERAL SIR ROBERT HENRY DICK KCB KCH/ WHO AFTER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN THE PENINSULA/ IN THE COMMAND OF A LIGHT BATTALION/ AND AT WATERLOO WITH THE 42ND ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT/ FELL MORTALLY WOUNDED WHILST LEADING THE 3RD DIVISION/ OF THE ARMY OF THE SUTLEDGE/ TO THE ATTACK ON THE SEIKH ENTRENCHED CAMP AT SABRAON/ ON THE 10TH FEBRUARY 1846/ THE OFFICERS WHO HAD THE HONOR OF SERVING/ UNDER HIM IN HIS LAST BATTLE/ AND OTHERS HIS FRIENDS IN HER MAJESTY'S AND THE HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S SERVICE IN BENGAL/ HAVE CAUSED THIS MONUMENT TO BE PLACED IN HIS PARISH CHURCH/ IN TESTIMONY OF THEIR RESPECT AND AFFECTION/ FOR A GENEROUS COURTEOUS AND CONSIDERATE COMMANDER/ A GALLANT AND DEVOTED SOLDIER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dick, Robert Henry
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Commemorations
  • British East India Company Campaigns (1757-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Waterloo Campaign (1815)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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