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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Antrim
Town
Antrim
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Waterloo Campaign (1815), Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65771
Description
Marble rectangular tablet surmounted by a carved pediment with wreathes and crossed flags under a Napoleonic helmet mounted on a sabre. The inscription is on the tablet. the whole is mounted on a dark stone triangular backboard
Inscription
Sacred/ To the Memory/ of/ MAJOR ARTHUR ROWLEY HEYLAND / Who, after sharing in every Victory, and all the perils of the PENINSULAR WAR, gloriously fell at WATERLOO,/ On the 18th of June 1815,/ When gallantly leading on the first Battalion of the 40th Regiment/ at the close of that ever memorable day./ THIS MEMENTO/ WAS ERECTED BY/ LANGFORD HEYLAND ESQ OF Glendarragh,/ AS A FEEBLE TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY/ OF A/ BELOVED BROTHER.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Waterloo Campaign (1815)
    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,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 100, height 1200, width 700
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
2014: Warden states that at some time the memorial was painted grey. The paint has now been removed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • St Catherine’s Parish Church, Killead. 300th Anniversary – 1712 to 2012, pg 2 (date unknown)

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