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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Baldock
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Maker
T Graffin of London
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65993
Current location

On north wall of Chancel
St Mary the Virgin Church
Baldock
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
RH11 9AT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 245 339
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A tablet with a metal plaque attached. There is a plumed helmet and sword detail at the top, and a coat of arms with the motto 'HOC SIGNO SES MEA' at the bottom.
Inscription
TO THE DEAR AND HONOURED MEMORY/ OF/ MAJOR GEORGE LAWRENCE HERBERT GALL/ 5TH REGIMENT MADRAS LIGHT CAVALRY/ BORN 24TH JUNE 1814/ HE WAS SLAIN BY REBELS AT ROY BAREILLY IN OUDE/ WHEN CARRYING DESPATCHES/ FROM LUCKNOW/ TO THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF INDIA/ ON 13TH JUNE 1857.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1828mm, width 761mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 'An Anglo-Indian link in Baldock', A Day for St. Mary's, Baldock Parochial Church Council, 1984, pp. 34-36.

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