United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

9TH QUEENS ROYAL LANCERS

Our Ref: 25216

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9th Queens Royal Lancers (©ukniwm)

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Address

EXETER CATHEDRAL
EXETER
DEVONSHIRE (DEVON)
England
EX1 1HS
 
Type:Board/Plaque/Tablet
Denomination:Church of England
Other Location Details:

IN THE NAVE

OS Map Ref:SX 921 925

Inscription

TABLET: ERECTED 1860 BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES/ OF THE 9TH QUEENS LANCERS, WHO SERVED WITH THE REGIMENT IN INDIA, IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES/ WHO FELL THERE IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ KILLED IN ACTION, OR DIED OF WOUNDS/ (Names)/ DIED FROM EFFECTS OF CLIMATE/ (Names)

FRAMED AND GLAZED SIGN: THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY/ OF FIVE OFFICERS AND/ ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-THREE OTHER RANKS/ OF THE/ 9TH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE INDIAN MUTINY/ DURING THIS CAMPAIGN THE REGIMENT (...)/ (...)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
TABLETMARBLE - WHITE   Good
DETAILBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

LARGE WALL MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING IN THE CENTRE. IT IS FLANKED BY TWO BRONZE RELIEFS OF MOUNTED LANCERS STANDING SIDE ON WITH A PALM TREE IN FRONT OF THEM.

BRONZE RELIEF OF LION'S HEAD WITH FOLIATE SCROLLING AND SUSPENDED MEDALS ABOVE INSCRIPTION. RELIEF OF FOLIATE SCROLLING BELOW INSCRIPTION.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarIndian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Total names on memorial:158
Served & Returned0
Died158
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?manner of death > rank
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, forename, manner of death
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:c1869
RolePerformed By
Unveiling 

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Other
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Carlo MarochettiSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:Y
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No