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- Marble tablet with detailed carvings at the head and on the borders.
- THIS TABLET/IS ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS/AS A TRIBUTE OF THEIR AFFECTION/TO THE MEMORY OF/CAPTAIN JOHN GILBY/OF THE 81ST REGT OF INFANTRY/BACHELOR OF ARTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE/WHO WAS DROWNED WHILST ON THE EXECUTION OF HIS DUTY/AT THE DISEMBARKATION OF THE DEPOT/AT SKINBURNESS IN THIS COUNTY/ON THE 19TH SEPTEMBER 1877, IN THE 32ND YEAR OF HIS AGE/BELOVED AND RESPECTED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM/IN PACE QUIESCAT
- Inscription legible?
- Names on memorial
- Gilby, John
- Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, date of death, place of death, age of death, regiment.
Order of information: Undefined
- Non-Combat Deaths
- Listing information
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Details: Funded by his brother officers
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