Brevet Major John Edward Taubman Quayle

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Reference WMO231302

Address:

Kirk Malew

Church Bends

Malew Road (A3)

Ballasalla

IM9 3EF

Isle of Man

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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 Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: Rectangular white marble tablet set on a black wooden backing mounted on wall of church. Black incised lettering. Major Quayle died on active service during the Indian Mutiny The memorial is recorded on the Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials ref: IOM_NIWM_MAL_00007.
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In memory of / John Edward Tubman Quayle / eldest son of John Quayle, Esq., of Castletown / brevet major and senior captain / of the 33rd, Duke of Wellington's Regiment / who died at Surat on the 29th of May, 1859, aged 35 years / from the effects of a sunstroke received whilst / in command of a field force sent against the mutineers / He served in the W. Indies and N. America / and was at the Battle of Alma and the Siege of Sebastopol, / where he was shot through the body on the 18th June 1855 / for his services he received / The Cross of the Legion of Honour / the Crimean medal and clasps, and / the Turkish Order of the Medjidie / A mourning mother erected this monument / to a most affectionate and dutiful son

Brevet Major John Edward Taubman Quayle

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