Memorial Details

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Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Plaque Younghusband 1858 Holy Trinity

Reference

B25.10

Place

BERWICK ON TWEED

Map ref

NT 999532

Original Location

Holy Trinity Church, The Parade. On north wall of chancel.

Which war

Indian Mutiny 1857-9

Memorial Description

Plaque on black pattress 3 feet square, surmounted by carved draped flags on either side of a shield bearing a crest. The lettering is in Roman capitals throughout.

Materials used

White marble on black pattress.

Inscription

In memory of
George Austin Paterson Younghusband
Lieutenant 13th Regiment Bombay N.I.
and adjutant 5th Regiment Punjab Irregular Cavalry,
who was mortally wounded in action near Futteghur,
on the 2nd of January 1858
and died two days afterwards.

Erected as a token of their sincere regard
by his brother officers
of the 13th Regiment Bombay N.I.

Names

See above

Who commissioned

Officers of 13th Regiment Bombay N.I.

Notes

1. The Church is now Holy Trinity and St. Mary’s.

2. There is a memorial to the Younghusband Family in Bamburgh church. Follow link below

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown; P. Thirkell; Tony Harding

Northumberland County History Vol.1 p.415 gives a family pedigree.

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Janet Brown; P. Thirkell; Tony Harding

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Plaque Younghusband 1858 Holy Trinity (B25.10)

 
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