Col John Finnis

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Reference WMO/259664


St Leonard's Church

Oak Walk


CT21 5DN


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: Main part records other members of the Finnis family. Sub memorial also records the death of Lt Stephen Finnis of the Bengal Army who died in the East Indies on 1st August 1819 at the age of 21. This may not bea WM but Col J Finnis who fell in the Indian Mutiny certainly is.
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Also to his brother Colonel John Finnis / 11th Regt Bengal Army aged 33 killed by the mutineers / of the 20Th regt N.I. at Meerut May 10th 1857

Lt Stephen Finnis Colonel John Finnis

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