BRIGADIER THOMAS JOHN ANQUETIL

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Reference WMO239937

Address:

St Heliers Parish Church

Church Street

St Helier

Jersey

JE2 2NN

Channel Islands

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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 Portland stone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: PLAQUE IN CHURCH
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IN MEMORY OF BRIGADIER THOMAS JOHN ANQUETIL LIEUT COLONEL IN THE BENGAL ARMY A NATIVE OF THIS ISLAND WHO WAS KILLED ON THE 12TH OF JANUARY 1842 IN COMMAND OF THE BRITISH AND BENGAL TROOPS WHILST FIGHTING HAND TO HAND WITH THE ENEMY NEAR JUGDULLUK IN THE CABOOL,PASSES AGED 57 YEARS. FROM THE TEATIMONY OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF INDIA 'HE WAS ONE OF THE VERY BEST AND MOST DESERVING OFFICERS IN THE INDIAN ARMY IN THE OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL IN THE ORGANIZATION OF THE OUDE FORCE AND ON THE FIELD OF BATTLE HE WAS AS HE HAD EVER BEEN THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER DISTINGUISHED BY HIS CONDUCT THE MOST HONORABLE AND THE MOST ABLE

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