53rd or Shropshire Regiment – Indian Mutiny

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Reference WMO/269340

Address:

St Chad's Church

St Chad's Terrace

Shrewsbury

SY1 1JX

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: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: Elaborate marble wall monument with a bareheaded officer, left, leaning on a tablet bearing Battle Honours with head bowed and a Sergeant right, resting on arms reversed. Above, an urn bearing the Regimental number "LIII" and behind, the Regimental Colours. Trophies of arms at their feet. Below all is a name tablet. Above all a crowned wreath, the whole set on a black stone backboard.round are weapons and flags
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Chutra / Khujwah/ relief of Lucknow / Cawnpore/ Khodagunge / Shumshabad / Meangunge/ capture of Lucknow/ Toolsepore/ Bungeon /erected by Gen Sutherland CB/ and the officers of the 53rd Regt to the memory of the undermentioned officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the 53rd or Shropshire Regt, who fell in action, or died from the effects of wounds and exposure, in the performance of their duty / during the Indian Mutiny of 1857 '58 '59)

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