Col John Finnis (Brass Plaque)

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Reference WMO259830


St Leonard's Church



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
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: Brass plaque listing the deaths of a number of the Finnis Family. The father is certainly a war memorial, the two sons died during military service but the circumstances are not explained.
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In affectionate memory of / Robert Francis Finnis formally Lient. H M Indian Navy / who died at Tandil South Americ(?) on the 22nd Novemebr 1868 / aged 29 years / also of his brother Lt Colonel John Finnis / Punjaub Frontier Force who died at Mussoorie North West Frontier India / on the 12th September 1884 aged 44 years / sons of Colonel John Finnis killed at Meerut May 10th 1857

Robert Francis Finnis / Lt Colonel John Finnis / Colonel John Finnis (father)

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