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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bexley
Town
Sidcup
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74200
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Church Road
Sidcup
Bexley
Greater London
DA14 6BU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 46441 71552
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A light coloured rectangular tablet on a large shaped black back board, all resting on a pair of black corbels. The light tablet has a sheathed sword resting on an integral shelf at the top. And an attached carving in the centre underneath. The black lettering is slightly recessed and has a cross in relief at each corner. The black backboard is shaped to accommodate the lower carving. The top is triangular to accommodate a plain cross above the sword.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ ROBERT WILKINSON DENT./ LIEUTENANT IN THE 1ST BENGAL-LIGHT-CAVALRY,/ SECOND SON OF/ ROBERT DENT, ESQre, DECEASED,/ AND CHARLOTTE DENT, OF HOMEWOOD, CHISLEHURST./ HE DIED AT CAWNPORE: 27 JUNE 1859:/ AGED 27 YEARS:/ DEEPLY REGRETTED BY ALL HIS RELATIVES/ AND BROTHER OFFICERS.// THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS/ SORROWING MOTHER /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dent, Robert Wilkinson
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Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, relationships, place of death, date of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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