Captain Charles Parsons

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Reference WMO267099

Address:

St Lawrence's Church

Stretton Grandison

Off A417

Ledbury, Herefordshire

HR8 2TW

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: Other
Conflicts:
  • Revolutionary/Napoleonic (1792-1815)
About the memorial: a white marble inverted shield shape plaque set in black marble surround with protruding white border across top of words below black triangle with white coat of arms set in a laurel wreath (top right part is missing)
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Sacred to the memory/of/Charles Parsons Esq/Captain of His Majesty’s 27 Regt of Infantry/second son of the Rev William Parsons/by Mary his wife/daughter of Morgan Graves/of Mickleton in the county of Gloucestershire Esq/after a fever which succeeded the extraction of/a musket ball received in the thigh/during a skirmish with the French troops/near Alco in Valentia/terminated his valuable life/in the 28 day of September 1813/in the 26 year of his age

Charles Parsons

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