General Sir Henry Errington Longden

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Reference WMO/270789

Address:

Lincoln Cathedral,

Minster Yard

Lincoln

LN2 1PY

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Conflicts:
  • 19th Century Wars
About the memorial: Nowy headed tablet On October 11th, 1911, the memorial was unveiled by Lt. General H. F. Davies, Colonel of the regiment and dedicated by the Dean of Lincoln cathedral (Dr. C. T. Fry) The memorial was originally in the porch of the west front of the cathedral.
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In an Affectionate memory of General Sir Henry Errington Longden K.C.B. G.S.I. Born 14 January 1819 Died 29 January 1890 Served in 1st Xth Foot from 16 Sept. 1836 to 14 June 1864 Present at Battle of Sobraon- Sutlej Campaign 1845-6-Siege of Mooltan; Action of Soorjkoond; Fort Cherioti: Battle of Goojerat-Punjaub Campaign, 1848 -9-Siege & Capture of Lucknow; Action of Fort Atrowleea, actions at Chanda, Umeerpore, Sultanpore & Fort Douraha, Azimghur, Touse & Jugdespore-Indian Mutiny 1857-8 Commanded the Battalion from June 21st 1858 to June 14 1864 This memorial is erected by the officers of his old battalion as a token of esteem.

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