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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bath
Town
Bath
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880), Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7215
Current location

St Michael and St Pauls Church
Bread St
Bath
Bath
Avon
BA1 5AL
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 7506465010
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet with helmet, sword and scabard carved at the top
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ CAPTN EDWARD MACLEOD BLAIR/ OF THE 5TH BENGAL CAVALRY, YOUNGEST SON/ OF GENL SIR ROBERT BLAIR KCB/ WHO WAS KILLED THE 13TH JANUARY 1842/ ON THE MARCH OF THE BRITISH ARMY FROM CABOOL/ AGED 38 YEARS/ SACRED ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF SUSAN/ WIFE OF CAPTAIN EDWARD MACLEOD BLAIR AGED 49 YEARS/ AND THEIR DAUGHTERS/ ISABELLA AGED 24 AND SUSAN AGED 17/ WHO ALL DIED AT CAWNPORE JUNE 1857/ JOHN CHAP 13 V7 CHAP II V25 OR 26
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PCC

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