Major-General Sir John Campbell, Bart

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Winchester Cathedral

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Winchester

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Alabaster
Lettering: Unknown
Conflicts:
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
About the memorial: Sacred to the memory ofMajor-General Sir john Campbell, Bart (named for the honour of KCB had he survived) who fell at the head of his Brigade in launching it to the Assault at Sevastopol 18 June 1855 This Tablet has been raised by the Officers, NCO's and Soldiers of the 38th Regiment, in which he served for 33 years and commanded for 14 years as Testimony of their Respect, and their Sincere Affection and Esteem. His body lies in the cemetery on Cathcart's Hill, near Sevastopol.
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SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF MAJOR GENERAL SIR JOHN CAMPBELL BART (NAMED FOR THE HONOUR OF K.C.B. HAD HE SURVIVED WHO FELL AT THE HEAD OF HIS BRIGADE IN LEADING IT TO THE ASSAULT OF THE GREAT REDAN AT SEVAASTOPOL ON THE 18TH JUNE 1855. THIS TABLET HAS BEEN RAISED BY THE OFFICERS NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE 38TH REGIMENT IN WHICH HE SERVED FOR 33 YEARS AND COMMANDED FOR 14 YEARS ASA TESTIMONY OF THEIR RESPECT SINCERE AFFECTION AND ESTEEM HIS BODY LIES IN THE CEMETERY ON CATHCART'S HILL NEAR SEVASTOPOL

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