Memorial to Lt. Thomas Ponsonby Gibbons

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Reference WMO265201

Address:

Parish Church of St, John

Mullurg Road

Armagh

Armagh (nearest)

BT60 1QN

Northern Ireland

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Status: Damaged
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • 19th Century Wars
About the memorial: A stone, possibly slate, which I suspect may have originally been erect but on my visit in 2010 was lying flat.
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Sacred to the memory of Thomas Gibbons Esq. of the 44th Regt. and his wife Sarah, also to their grandson Lieutnt. Thomas Ponsonby Gibbons who fell in the arms of victory in China at the storming of the city of Chian Kian 21st July 1842 at the head of a column when aides (sic) de camp to Majr. General Bartley aged 27 years. This was erected by his affectonate Father, Captain Thomas Gibbons, Royal Hospital.

Lt. Thomas Ponsonby Gibbons.

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