General William Charles Forrest

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Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close

Winchester

Winchester

SO23 9LS

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:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
About the memorial: Ornate plaque, sculpted figure on a horse set on plaque. Dedicatory inscription. Rounded trefoil pediment, beneath which is a regimental shield.
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At right of horse sculpture: BALACLAVA/ SEBASTAPOL/ INKERMAN/ TCHERNAYE/ Below: TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF GENERAL WILLIAM CHARLES FORREST C.B. COLONEL 11TH P.A.O. HUSSARS FORMERLY OF THAT REGIMENT AND OF THE 4TH AND 7TH DRAGOON GUARDS. BORN 1817, DIED 1902. HE SERVED IN THE CRIMEA CAMPAIGN 1834-35. MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES. BREVET OF (...) DISTINGUISHED SERVICE (...) (Exact line spacing unknown). 'O LORD TO EACH AND TO ALL AND ONE/ CHARGE THAT THEY (...)/ MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH/ THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING'

General William Charles Forrest CB

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