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Indian Mutiny - HMS Shannon Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
1. Indian Mutiny - HMS Shannon Memorial
Inscription.
( north side )
Sacred
To the Memory of
Captn. Sir Wm Peel K.C.B.
Captn. Thos. Grey
Mr. M.P. Garvey Mate
Mr. M.A. Daniel Mid
The Seamen and Marines
of the Shannon Naval Brigade
Who Fell Whilst Employed In
N.W. Provinces of India
During the Mutiny AD 1857
As a Tribute to Their Gallantry
This Monument is Erected
By the Officers and Crew
Of HMS Shannon
1860
( east side )
Killed In Action
2 Officers 6 Seamen 2 Marines
Died of Wounds
9 Seamen 1 Marine
Died of Disease
2 Officers 70 Seamen 11 Marines
Wounded
7 Officers 34 Seamen 3 Marines
Come We Blessed of My Father
Inherit the Kingdom Prepared
For You From the Foundation of
The World
( south side )
The Trophy
Is Made From a Gun
Captured at Lucknow
And Presented
To the Shannon Brigade
By Gen. Lord Clyde G.C.B.
Commander in Chief
Of the Army
( west side )
The Shannon's Naval Brigade
With 6 8 inch Guns and
Four Field Pieces
Left Calcutta
For the N.W. Province
Aug 13 1857
Served At the Battle of Kedjiva
October 1857
Relief of Lucknow Nov 1857
Defeat of the Gwalior Contingent
Dec 1857
Battle
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
2. Indian Mutiny - HMS Shannon Memorial
of Kallee-Nuddee
Jan 1858
Capture of Lucknow March 1858
And Returned to the Shannon Aug 1858

 
Location. 50° 47.053′ N, 1° 5.924′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Clarence Esplanade and Pier Road, on the left when traveling north on Clarence Esplanade. Touch for map. Located next to the Southsea Hoverport. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England PO5 3AE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nelson’s Last Embarkation (within shouting distance of this marker); Portsmouth Naval Memorial Extension (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); HMS Aboukir Yellow Fever Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Portsmouth Naval Memorial Extension (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Portsmouth Naval Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named The Portsmouth Naval Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Portsmouth Naval Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Portsmouth Naval Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Indian Rebellion of 1857 on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 20, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Indian Mutiny - HMS Shannon Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
3. Indian Mutiny - HMS Shannon Memorial

2. HMS Shannon (1855) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 20, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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