95 (Derbyshire) Regt - Crimean War and Indian Mutiny


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Reference WMO250000

Address:

Cathedral Church of All Saints

Iron Gate

Derby, Derbyshire

DE1 1BR

England

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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
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: A white marble tablet on a black slate backboard. At the top is a plain pediment and frieze with a superimposed relief design of crossed flags, swords and guns and a wreath containing the battle honours. Below the tablet is a plain frieze, two decorated brackets and a central curved panel bearing a garter in relief. The incised inscription is in upright capital Roman lettering coloured black. Historically the memorial was surmounted by a military trophy including real bayonets and flanked by two regimental flags, one of yellow silk and one of red, each bearing XCV in the centre, encircled by the word DERBYSHIRE and flanked by a rose, shamrock and thistle.
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Wreath: ALMA/ INKERMAN/ SEVASTOPOL/ CENTRAL INDIA Tablet: IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES/ OF THE 95TH. (DERBYSHIRE) REGIMENT,/ WHO FELL IN ACTION, OR DIED FROM WOUNDS OR DISEASE,/ DURING THE WAR WITH RUSSIA 1854-6,/ AND IN THE SUPPRESSION OF THE INDIAN MUTINIES, 1857-8./ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THEIR SURVIVING COMRADES./ (Names)/ 31 SERGEANTS, AND 606 RANK AND FILE./ 1854-6./ (Names)/ 1 SERGEANT, AND 48 RANK AND FILE./ 1857-8. Garter: XCV/ THE DERBYSHIRE REG.

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