Lieutenant William Poole
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SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM POOLE/ LIEUTENANT IN H.M'S 84TH. REGIMENT/ THE BELOVED SON OF THE/ REVD. ALEXR. POOLE, B.A.,/ FIRST INCUMBENT OF THIS CHURCH, AND/ ELIZABETH MARY, HIS WIFE,/ BORN AT KEGWORTH, JAN. 4TH, 1834./ DIED AT LUCKNOW, SEP. 29TH, 1857./ HE WAS A DUTIFUL AND AFFECTIONATE SON/ AND A LOVING BROTHER./ HE FIRST SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN BIRMAH,/ AFTERWARDS ACCOMPANIED/ SIR JAMES OUTRAM, TO JOIN THE FORCE UNDER/ GENERAL HAVELOCK/ FOR THE RELIEF OF LUCKNOW, AND/ THROUGHOUT THE ADVANCE CONDUCTED/ HMSELF MOST GALLANTLY./ DURING THE NIGHT OF THE 28TH, SEP, WHEN/ COMMANDING AN OUTPOST IN CLOSE/ PROXIMITY TO THE ENEMY, HE FELL MORTALLY/ WOUNDED BY A MUSKET BALL./ HE WAS BELOVED BY HIS COMRADES,/ ESTEEMED BY HIS SUPERIOR OFFICERS, AND/ MOURNED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM./ HIS REMAINS REST IN THE RESIDENCY/ CHURCH YARD AT LUCKNOW,/ "IN HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE."