Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Gillingham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86914

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Current location

On south wall
St Barbara’s Garrison Church
Maxwell Road
Gillingham
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME7 5SG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76150 68540
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A white stone nowy top tablet on a larger black curved top back plate.
Inscription
SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / ROBERT AUSTEN ALLEN, M.D. / SURGEON MAJOR A.M.D. / WHO SERVED THIS GARRISON FOR 7 ½ YEARS, / AND WHO DIED AT RAWIL PINDEE, / PUNJAB, INDIA / ON THE 4TH DECEMBER 1876, / WHEN IN CHARGE OF THE 4TH BATT: RIFLE BRIGADE / IN HIS 47TH YEAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, service, place of death, date of death, occupation, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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