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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63319
Current location

Chelsea Hospital
369 Fulham Road
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW10 9NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 263 777
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tablet with a dentil cornice at the top and two carved wreaths with two columns each side. The columns are set on brick plinths and the whole is supported by four corbels.
Inscription
THIS TABLET/ WAS ERECTED BY THE COMMAND OF/ HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA/ IN MEMEORY OF/ LIEUT. COL. WILLOUGHBY MOORE/ INISKILLING DRAGOONS AND OF THE UNDERMENTIONED/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE/ SAME REGIMENT WHO PERISHED ON BOARD THE EUROPA/ TRANSPORT WHEN THE VESSEL WAS BURNT AT SEA ON THE/ 31st MAY A.D. 1854. AFFORDING A NOBLE EXAMPLE OF/ COURAGE AND DISIPLINE IN THE DISCHARGE OF DUTY./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hansard 16 June 1854

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