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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shepway
Town
Hythe
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82230

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Current location

East wall of south transept
St Leonard's Church
Oak Walk
Hythe
Shepway
Kent
CT21 5DN
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 16150 34910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A square white tablet with a gable top on a pair of corbels, all on a black backboard. Black filled inscription
Inscription
SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / LIEUt COLONEL HENRY DEEDS, 34TH REGt / SON OF THE LATE WILLm DEEDS ESQr OF SANDLNG PARK / IN THIS COUNTY. / WHO DIED IN THE 48TH YEAR OF HIS AGE ON THE 26TH MARCH / 1848. ON BOARD H.M.S. BELLEROPHON. / WHILE ON HIS PASSAGE WITH HIS REGIMENT / FROM CORFU TO GIBRALTAR. / WHERE HIS REMAINS ARE INTERRED // THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED / BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS, AS A MARK OF THEIR / ESTEEM AND REGARD. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surnname, regiment, age at death, date of death, place of death, place of interment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: width c1,000mm
    Materials: Undefined
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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