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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Hams
Town
Salcombe Regis
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86188
Current location

St Peter and St Mary's Church
Salcombe Regis
South Hams
Devon
EX10 0JH
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 14833 88836
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular marble tablet with inscription inlaid in black lettering.
Inscription
SACRED/ To the Memory of/ COLONEL JOHN GREY/ Late of the Royal Scot's Greys,/ Fondly beloved, and deeply deplored,/ As Hsuband, Father, and Friend./ He died at Sidmouth, Decr. 21st. 1842, Aged 55 Years./ He was a distinguished Officer/ and received a wound at. WATERLOO/ "Blessed are the pure in heart,/ for they shall see God."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Grey, John
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Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank and unit
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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