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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Maker
William Brodie
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8829
Current location

St. Giles Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1RE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25727 73591
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular, black segmental arch marble tablet with white tablets and figures inside. Two Highland soldiers resting at ease holding upside down rifles depicted on the left and right hand sides of tablet. Regimental badge at the top of the tablet. White inner sculptures and plaque held on black table with two corbels. Name of Sculptor on right-hand corbel.
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS & SOLDIERS/ OF THE/ 93RD SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS/ IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES/ WHO FELL IN ACTION/ OR DIED OF WOUNDS OR OF SICKNESS/ CAUSED BY FATIGUE AND EXPOSURE,/ DURING THE SUPPRESSION OF/ THE MUTINY IN INDIA 1857 - 1858/ KILLED IN ACTION: OFFICERS 5,/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS 45,/ DIED OF WOUNDS/ OFFICERS 1,/NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS 36,/ DIED OF SICKNESS/OFFICERS 1,/NON-COMMISSIONED OFICERS AND SOLDIERS 83. Right Corbel: Wm. BRODIE, R.S.A./SCULPT 1864.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 164
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 164
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: No-one mentioned by name.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: By regiment
Responsibility
St. Giles Cathedral

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