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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Elmbridge
Town
Thames Ditton
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Maker
MR JOHN BACON, JNR (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65423
Current location

St Nicholas Church
Summer Road
Thames Ditton
Elmbridge
Surrey
KT7 0QQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 161 672
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tablet with incised inscription and straight fluted pediment. A carved relief panoply of canon, sword and wreath surmount the pediment. The whole is mounted on a grey triangular topped backboard.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF/ SIR HENRY SULLIVAN, BART/ LT. COLONEL IN THE COLDSTREAM REGT OF GUARDS, M.P. FOR LINCOLN/ AND SON OF THE LATE SIR RICHARD J. SULLIVAN, OF THAMES DITTON, BART/ AGED 29./ HAVING SERVED THROUGH THE WAR IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL./ UNDER THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON./ HE FELL AT ITS CLOSE BEFORE BAYONNE, ON THE 14TH OF APRIL, 1814./ AT THE MOMENT THE ENEMY WERE DRIVEN BACK TO THEIR ENTRENCHMENTS./ IN HIM THE ARDOR OF THE SOLDIER/ WAS BLENDED WITH THE MOST CAPTIVATING AND REFINED MANNERS/ AND HE UNITED TO THE PRACTICE OF EVERY SOCIAL DUTY,/ THE FIRM BELIEF AND HOPE OF A CHRISTIAN./ BORN 31ST OF MARCH 1785.
Inscription legible?
yes
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,additional,address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 680mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • Church of St Nicholas
  • 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
Sponsorship
Private

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