Capt. W. R. Moorsom

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Rochester Cathedral

High Street

Rochester KENT

ME1 1JY

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
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About the memorial: Location: North Nave Aisle, north wall,
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To The Memory Of / William Robert Moorsom / Eldest Son Of Captain Moorsom, C.E. / Late Of The 52nd. Light Infantry, / Acting First As Aide-De-Camp, And Afterwards / As Assistant Quartermaster General To / Sir Henry Havelock, / And Finally As Quartermaster General, To The Division / Of Sir James Outram, / Was Engaged In Nine Pitched Battles And Numerous Skirmishes, / Wounded Twice, Honorable Mention Thirteen Times In Public Despatches, / Including The Thanks Of The Government Of India, / And Promoted To A Company In The 13th Light Infantry, / For Distinguished Services. / He Was Killed on the 11th. March , 1858, In The 24th. Year Of His Age / At The Head Of A Column Of Attack On The Rebel Posts Of The / City Of Lucknow. / --------- and below ------- / As A Tribute Of Their Affection And Regard / The Officers Of The 53nd Light Infantry / Devote This Tablet. /

William Robert Moorsom

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