Captain Charles Eeles

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Reference WMO261522

Address:

St Mary's Church

Church Street

Old Amersham

Amersham

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: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Revolutionary/Napoleonic (1792-1815)
About the memorial: Marble Tablet with pediment, and with the family crest above the text
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SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ CHARLES EELES ESQ/ LATE CAPTAIN IN HIS MAJESTY'S/ 95TH RIFLE REGIMENT/ WHO AFTER SERVING WITH THE BRITISH ARMY/ THRO' THE VARIOUS CAMPAIGNS IN/ THE SPANISH PENINSULA/ TERMINATED HIS GLORIOUS CAREER/ ON THE 18TH JUNE 1815/ IN THE 30TH YEAR OF HIS AGE/ HE NOBLY FELL IN HIS COUNTRY'S CAUSE/ ON THE EVER MEMORABLE FIELD OF/ WATERLOO/ ESTEEMED LAMENTED AND BELOVED/ HIS MOTHER MRS SABINA EELES NEE LAURENCE DIED AT AMERSHAM IN 1836/ HIS BROTHER WILLIAM EELES LT COLONEL IN THE RIFLE BRIGADE (OLD 95TH)/ DIED AT WOOLWICH IN 1838, WAS AT BUENOS AYRES (UNDER WHITLOCK)/ PENINSULA CAMPAIGN AND WATERLOO

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