Charles Henry Lycett Warren

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Reference WMO259257

Address:

St Mary's Church

Church Street

Market Drayton

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
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: ornate marble tablet sited on south wall of the church. the shaped top has a laurel wreath and drapery with banners. there are decorated columns on either side which end in rolled scrolls, a decorated top border and a coat of arms at the bottom
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In memory of/ Charles Henry Lycett Warren/lieutenant in the 4th Bengal Native Infantry/and adjutant of the 12th Bengal Irregular Cavalry/son of Joseph Lonsdale Warren/of the Towers in this parish, Esquire/Who fell shot through the heart, whilst advancing/with the army under Major General Sir H Havelock//to the relief of his countrymen//besieged in the Residency at Lucknow/on the 25th September 1857, aged 24 years This tablet is erected/by his friends and fellow townsmen/in testimony of the zeal and spirit he evinced/throughout the arduous campaign/which led to the reconquest of Lucknow/and the rescue of the besieged from/ a savage and merciless foe “the battle is the Lord’s” 1 Samuel C XVII V 47

Charles Henry Lycett Warren

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