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Indian Mutiny Perthshire Volunteers Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in St Thomas, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7883 / 50°47'17"N

Longitude: -1.0989 / 1°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 463614

OS Northings: 99138

OS Grid: SZ636991

Mapcode National: GBR VPS.XM

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.7QM

Entry Name: Indian Mutiny Perthshire Volunteers Monument

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475000

Location: Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Unitary Authority Ward: St Thomas

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: St Thomas of Canterbury, Portsmouth

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6399 PEMBROKE ROAD
774-1/12/79 (North East side)
25/09/72 Indian Mutiny Perthshire Volunteers
Monument

II

Monument. c1869. Marble obelisk with plinth, granite curb
surrounding base with earth end planted filling. Commemorates
the members of the 90th Light Infantry Perthshire Volunteers
who were killed in the Indian Mutiny of 1857 or died in India
between 1859 and 1869. Inscription reads "In memory of
Officers (named) and 312 non-commissioned officers, buglers
and privates of the 90th Light Infantry Perthshire Volunteers
who fell during the mutiny in India in the defence, the
relief, the capture of Lucknow and in the subsequent
operations to the end of the war, 1859 - also to the memory of
other officers who died during the service of the 90th Light
Infantry in India from the end of the war, 1859 to 1869".
(Berridge DW: Monument and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 9).


Listing NGR: SZ6334899296

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