Lieutenant F W Waddilove

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Reference WMO266549

Address:

Ripon Cathedral

Ripon

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Conflicts:
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: A capped & footed, white, marble tablet with crossed flag & urn in relief at its top with dedication in black, incised lettering below.
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SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / LIEUTENANT FRANCIS WILLIAM WADDILOVE OF HM 53RD REGT / (SECOND SURVIVING SON OF THE REVD W J D WADDILOVE) / WHO FELL THE VICTIM OF A LONG MARCH, ABOUT 250 MILES, FROM LAHORE TO / RAWUL-PINDEE IN THE PUNJAUB, DURING THE VERY HOTTEST PERIOD / OF A SEASON UNUSUAL EVEN IN THE INDIAN CLIMATE; / WHEN ACCORDING TO THE REGISTER KEPT IN THE SURVEYOR GENERAL'S / OFFICE, THE HEAT EXCEEDED 100 DEGREES OF FAHRENHT / DAILY AT NOON IN THE SHADE. / ON THE 20TH APRIL THE ORDERS WERE FOR THE DEPOT TO REMAIN / AL LAHORE TILL THE HEATS WERE OVER, BUT ON THE 27TH THESE ORDERS / WERE SUDDENLY SUPERCEDED BY AN ORDER TO MARCH, AND ON THE 7TH / OF MAY THE 3 COMPANIES LEFT LAHORE, LIEUT W. HAVING CHARGE OF COMP. No 4, / AFTER SEVER SUFFERING BOTH BY MEN AND OFFICERS, / THE SURVIVORS REACHED THEIR DESTINATION ABOUT 28TH OF MAY, / AS ON THE 29TH HE WAS "IN ORDERS" FOR 6 MONTHS SICK LEAVE / TO THE NORTHERN HILLS", IT WAS HOWEVER TOO LATE, AND / ON THE 4TH JUNE 1849 HE DIED OF HE THE FEVER THUS PRODUCED, / AGED 25 YEARS AND ELEVEN MONTHS, / AND HIS REMAINS SLEEP IN THE PLAINS OF RAWFUL-PINDEE, HAVING SERVED HM IN IRELAND, CANADA, NOVA SCOTIA, / AND WEST AND EAST INDIES 7 YEARS. / HIS SORROWING PARENTS ERECT THIS TABLET IN REMEMBRANCE / OF A BELOVED AND DESERVEDLY LAMENTED CHILD / IN THE CATHEDRAL OF HIS NATIVE PLACE, AND IN MEMORY OF THE MANY WHO PERISHED WITH HIM ON THIS FATAL MARCH. / AUGUST 31ST 1849

LIEUTENANT FRANCIS WILLIAM WADDILOVE

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