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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Moyle
Town
Ballycastle
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6173
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
The Diamond
Ballycastle
Moyle
Antrim
BT54 6AW
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 29705 97864
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
Bible and swords
Inscription
ERECTED BY/ HIS WIDOW AND CHILDREN/ IN MEMORY OF/ MAJOR GENERAL HUGH BOYD/ BALLYCASTLE/ WHO DIED 24TH DECEMBER 1876/ AGED 75 YEARS/ GENERAL BOYD (OF THE LATE BENGAL ARMY)/ SERVED WITH HIS REGIMENT AND ON/ THE GENERAL STAFF THROUGHOUT INDIA/ FOR AN UNINTERRUPTED TERM/ OF 32 YEARS FROM JANUARY 1824/ A PERIOD OF INDIA'S HISTORY AS EVENTFUL/ IN MILITARY SUCCESS AND GLORY/ AS ANY PRECEDING IT/ RETURNING TO INDIA AFTER A SHORT/ FURLOUGH IN 1856/ HE CLOSED HIS MILITARY CAREER/ COMMANDING A BRIGADE THROUGHGOUT THE/ MEMORABLE SEPOY MUTINY OF 1857 - 58/ "FOR SO He GIVETH HIS BELOVED SHEEP"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Quigg, Robert
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Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename, date of death, age, regiment
    Order of information: as above
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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