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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Colonial India
Maker
SIR GEORGE JAMES FRAMPTON RA (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 May 1909
    Attended by: Lieutenant General SIR E P LEACH VC KCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61725
Current location

St Giles' Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1RE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 257 735
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Marble tablet with bust relief of Gen Sir William Lockhart in uniform with orders and medals. Bronze frame with inscription, lower centre in relief.
Inscription
GENERAL SIR WILLIAM STEPHEN ALEXANDER/ LOCKHART/ G.C.B, K.C.S.I./ OF THE INDIAN ARMY/ WHO DIED WHEN COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HER MAJESTY'S FORCES IN INDIA HAVING/ SERVED HIS COUNTRY 42 YEARS IN GREAT BRITAIN IN INDIA &/ AFRICA AND TAKEN PART IN ELEVEN CAMPAIGNS IN FIVE OF WHICH HE HELD/ CHIEF COMMAND/ B. 1841 D. 1900
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lockhart, William Stephen Alexander
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Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year of death, regiment, forenames, year of birth, decorations, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: height c1524mm, width c915mm
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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