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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66970
Current location

East Wall of Chapel at NW corner of North Aisle
Carlisle Cathedral
The Abbey
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 8TZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY3990155957
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet with detailed carvings at the head and on the borders.
Inscription
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?
yes
Names on memorial
Gilby, John
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, date of death, place of death, age of death, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Funded by his brother officers

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