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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Eden
Town
Dacre
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9023
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Dacre
Eden
Cumbria
CA11 0HL
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 46002 26641
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet SURROUNDED BY STONE AND FLANKED BY black MARBLE PILLARS, on slate backboard with arched tablet. The inscription is in black Roman capitals.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ CHARLES JAMES SALMOND/ CAPTAIN 7TH BENGAL CAVALRY/ ELDEST SON OF/ JAMES AND EMMA ISABELLA SALMOND/ OF WATERFOOT IN THIS PARISH/ BORN AT NOTTINGHAM 11TH NOVEMBER 1833/ OF CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY AND INCESSANTLY/ ENGAGED DURING THE INDIAN MUTINY OF 1857/ PRESENT AT THE BATTLES OF AGRA AND/ CAWNPORE AND AT THE RELIEF OF/ LUCKNOW UNDER SIR COLIN CAMPBELL/ BY WHOM ON THAT OCCASION HE WAS HONOURABLY/ MENTIONED. FIVE TIMES PREVIOUSLY WOUNDED/ HE FELL AT CAWNPORE WHILE ACTING AS/ AIDE DE CAMP/ TO SIR JAMES HOPE GRANT KCB ON THE/ NOGHT OF THE VICTORY OF THE 6TH DEC 1857/ HIS SORROWING PARENTS ERECT/ THIS MEMORIAL TO THEIR BELOVED GALLANT/ AND AFFECTIONATE SON
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Salmond, Charles James
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Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, place of birth, manner of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 200mm, height 1435 mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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