Lieutenant John Stirling

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Reference WMO/271626


Glasgow Cathedral

Castle Street


G4 0QZ


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other monument
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • 19th Century Wars
About the memorial: Ornate marble monument with a central dedication tablet
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Sacred to the memory of Lieut. JOHN STIRLING, of the Bombay Army, /Eldest son of William Stirling Esquire, Merchant in Glasgow, /Who, attached to the Cavalry of His Highness the Nizam, /Fell, while gallantly leading as assault against the Fort of Dundhootee, /On the third of January MDCCCXXVIII aged 23 years. /His remains are interred near the spot where he bravely fought and fell, /And in testimony of the sense entertained by the Nizam's Government of his heroic conduct, /A monument has been raised over his grave at the public expense. /This Cenotaph, is erected by his brother officers of the Nizam's Cavalry, /In testimony of their high esteem of his public and private worth. /MDCCCXXIX

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