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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Guildford
Town
Ripley
County
Surrey
Commemoration
Anglo-Sikh War; First
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74129
Previous locations
  • In the church
    immeadiately to the right upon entry
    St Mary Magdalen Church
    High Street
    Ripley
    Guildford
    Surrey
    GU23 6AE

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 05126 56633
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Florinated Ogee Arch tablet with pinicle
Inscription
/SACRED/TO THE MEMORY/OF/AUGUSTUS COVERDALE/EATWELL./LATE A LIEUTENANT/IN THE/TWENTY SIXTH REGIMENT,/OF BENGAL LIGHT INFANTRY,/WHO WAS KILLED BY GRAPE SHOT,/WHILST/GALLANTLY LEADING ON HIS MEN/AGAINST THE SIKH BATTERIES IN/THEIR FORTIFIED ENTRENCHMENTS/OF FEROZSHA,/ON THE 21ST DECEMBER 1845, AGED 23 YEARS./THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS,/AS A TOKEN OF/THEIR ESTEEM AND AFFECTION./
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Anglo-Sikh War; First
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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