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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66973
Current location

The Border Regiment Chapel monument area
south wall
Carlisle Cathedral
The Abbey
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 8TZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY3990155957
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque with the Regimental Badge on the Left Hand Side and his four campaign medals along the top.
Inscription
Sacred to the Memory of/Lieut General Sir Robert Howe GCB/Colonel of The Border Regiment 1903-1909/Born 25 Nov 1828/Died at Dehra Dun. India 5 Feb 1909/He entered the Army in 1847 and served throughout the Crimean Campaign of/1854-55, and the Bhootan Expedition of 1865: Commanded Saugor Dist. 1874-/1877: Allahabad Div. 1879-80, S. Afghanistan Field Force 1880-81; Quetta Divn/1881 and Lahore Div. 1881-1884. He commanded the 55 Regt 16 years 1858-74 and was/greatly beloved and respected by all ranks. He was Colonel of the K.O.Y.I. Infantry 1893-95/ This memorial is erected by the Officers, Past & Present of the Border Regt as a token of respect.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Howe, Robert
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Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename, Decorations, Date of Birth, Date & Place of Death, Army Career
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 380mm, width 890mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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