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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
91204
Current location

St Luke's Church
Sydney Street
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW3 6NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27192 78325
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ornate white marble plaque on black backboard, comprising a standing soldier supporting a wounded comrade, set against a background of a memorial stone with the word Vittoria set within a wreath. At their feet is a profiled portrait in bas-relief within a circular frame and swathed in a banner. A decorated pediment surmounts the scene.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/LIEUTENANT COLONEL THE HONOURABLE HENRY CADOGAN,/OF HIS MAJESTY'S SEVENTY FIRST REGIMENT,/WHO FELL AT THE BATTLE OF VITTORIA ON THE 21ST JUNE 1813,/IN THE 33RD YEAR OF HIS AGE./THE OFFICERS OF HIS REGIMENT HAVE ERECTED THIS MONUMENT/IN TOKEN OF THEIR ESTEEM AND REGRET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cadogan, Henry
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Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, title, forename, surname
    Order of information: Rank, title, forename, surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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