Dunton - Captain William Case

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Reference WMO264562

Address:

St Peter's Church

Tatterford Road

Dunton

NR21 7PG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Conflicts:
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: Marble tablet with triangular pediment mounted on a black stone base. Black inscription. Sword in relief at base the base of the marble tablet.
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Sacred To The Memory Of / William Case / Major In Her Majesty's 52nd Regiment Of Foot / And Brevet Lieutenant Colonel In The Army / Son Of Philip Mallet Case Esq. Of Testerton House, / Norfolk. Major Case Entered The Army In 1832 / And Proceeded With His Regiment To India In 1846 / He Serves At The Siege Of Mooltan And Commanded / The Companies Of The 52nd Regiment Engaged In The / Assault On The Suburbs Of That City On Which Occasion / He Was Severley Wounded. He Was Afterwards Present At / The Surrender Of The Fort And Garrison / Of Cheniote And At The Battle Of Goojerat. He Closed His / Gallant Career By A Soldier's Death When In Command Of / His Regiment At The Battle Of Chinhut In Oude. He Fought / In Defence Of Lucknow On The 30th Day Of June 1857. He / Fell At The Head Of His Men Whilst Leading Them On / Against Overwhelming Numbers Of The Mutinous Sepoys

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