Lt Charles Henry Lycett Warren

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Reference WMO254630

Address:

St Mary's Church

St Mary's Street

Shrewsbury

SY1 1DX

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:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Conflicts:
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: situated on the north wall, this is a dark metal octagonal background with gold coloured decoration and words inside a triangular shaped setting with 3 fleur de lys points and outer border decoration of leafed branches with small flowers. At the top is Christ with right hand raised in blessing with left holding flagstaff with St George flag and flanked by two kneeling angels. (He is also commemorated in the churchyard of St Gregory's near Morville Hall which states that he was the third son (not the second as on the St Mary's plaque) and was mentioned in despatches as a gallant and promising young officer. He was shot through the heart when advancing to the relief of his countrymen. He was 24 (St Mary's says 23))
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Charles Henry Lycett Warren second son of J L Warren Esqre/ of Market Drayton, Lieut in the 8th Bengal Nat Infantry, serving on / the staff with the 12th Irreg. Cavalry after the mutiny of the Sepoys/ joined the Cavalry force under Maj. Gen Havelock, and fell in the relief/ of Lucknow Sept 25th 1857 aged 23, universally loved and lamented./ This tablet was erected by his school fellows/ and friends

Charles Henry Lycett Warren

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