John Anderson


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Reference WMO/278425

Address:

Cheshire Military Museum

The Castle

Chester

CH1 2DN

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: TRIANGULAR-HEADED WHITE MARBLE TABLET MOUNTED ONTO BLACK STONE BASE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. RELIEF DESIGN AT THE BASE OF THE WHITE TABLET. Originally in Selkirk Scottish Presbyterian Church
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GRADATIM / SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / JOHN ANDERSON ESQR. M.D. / SON OF THE LATE THOMAS ANDERSON ESQ.R. SURGEON SELKIRK, / ASSISTANT SURGEON OF H.M. 22ND REGIMENT OF FOOT, AGED 34 YEARS, / WHO DIED SUDDENLY OFF THE COAST OF SICILY ON THE 7TH MARCH 1851, / DURING HIS PASSAGE HOME FROM INDIA WHERE HE / HAD SERVED FOR 10 YEARS. / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY / GENERAL SIR CHARLES NAPIER G.C.B. / AND THE OTHER OFFICERS OF HIS LATE REGIMENT, / AS A TESTIMONY OF THEIR ESTEEM AND REGRET FOR ONE WHOSE WORTH WAS / PROVED EQUALLY IN THE HOUR OF SICKNESS AND IN FRIENDLY COUNSEL, / AND WHO WAS MUCH BELOVED BY THE WHOLE REGIMENT / FOR HIS SINCERE AND AMIABLE CHARACTER, AS RESPECTED ON ACCOUNT OF / HIS PROFESSIONAL SKILL / XXII / HYDERBAD

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