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Major-General Henry Adams, CB - 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division (49th Foot) - died of wounds at Scutari - 17th December 1854
From Anstey Hall, Warwickshire.
Plaque at Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth -
"Mj.Gen.Henry William Adams CB died at Scutari of wounds rcvd at Battle of Inkerman Dec 19 1855 age 49. DD: Officers of 49th Regt."

Captain William Kent Allix - 2nd Division (1st Foot) - killed at Inkermann - 5th November 1854.
Aged 32. Aide-de-camp to Lieutenant-General Sir De Lacy Evans, KCB. Educated at Harrow.
Buried near Kamiesch -
"In memory of Captain William K. Allix. 1st Royal Regiment and aide-de-camp to Lieut. General Sir De Lacy Evans, KCB. who was killed at the battle of Inkermann 5th November 1854. This tablet is erected by his brother Aide-de-camp as a token of their high esteem."

Captain Henry Thomas Butler - 1st Division (55th Foot) - killed at Inkermann - 5th November 1854.
Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, 1st Division. Son of Lt-General H.E. Butler.
Buried on Cathcart's Hill -
"In memory of Captain H.T. Butler killed at Inkerman 5th November 1854."
Plaque in Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth - "Cpt.Henry Thos. Butler, 55th Regt killed Inkerman Nov 5 1854 age 42 DD: Officers 55 Regt."

Major-General Sir John Campbell - killed in the attack on the Redan - 18th June 1855.
Commanded 1st Brigade, 4th Division.
Buried on Cathcart's Hill -
"Sacred to the memory of Major General Sir John Campbell Bart. killed in action June 18th 1855."

Lieutenant-General Sir George Cathcart, KCB - 4th Division - killed at Inkermann - 5th November 1854. Aged 60. Born 12th May 1794, son of William (10th Baron and 1st Earl), Cathcart and Elizabeth Elliott. Husband of Lady Georgiana Greville. Served at Waterloo. In the Crimea he commanded the 4th Division.
Buried on Cathcart's Hill -
"Sacred to the memory of the Honble. Sir George Cathcart, KCB Lieut. Genl. Commanding the 4th Division of the British Army in the Crimea. Born 1794. Died 5th Novr. 1854 at the battle of Inkerman. He served with the Russian Army in the Years 1813 and 1814 and was Aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington at Waterloo - He was appointed in 1852 Governor of the Cape of Good Hope from which place he had just returned. This tomb was placed here by the Officers and men of the 4th Division."
Plaque in Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth - "Lt. Gen. Hon. Sir Geo. Cathcart killed at Inkerman Nov 5 1854 age 60. DD: The Earl Cathcart."

Captain Walter Charteris - 92nd Highlanders - killed in action at Balaklava - 25th October 1854.
Aide-de-camp to Lieutenant-General Earl of Lucan (his uncle).
Memorial at Aberlady Church, Aberlady, Lothian
- "This tablet to the memory of Captain the Honble Walter Charteris, third son of Francis Earl of Wemyss and March, is erected by brother officers of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders on october the 25th 1854 in his 26th year he fell gloriously at Balaclava when Aide-de-Camp to his uncle Lieut.Genl the Earl of Lucan."

Captain Horace William Cust - Coldstream Guards - killed in action - battle of Alma - 20th September 1854. Aide-de-camp to Major-General H. Bentnick. Aged 25. Son of Lt-Col. Peregrine F. Cust.
Memorial in the Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks -
"In memory of Captain Horace William Cust, Coldstream Guards. He joined the Regiment on the 7th April 1848, and embarked with the 1st battalion for the Eastern Campaign, February, 1854. He served as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Bentnick, Commanding the Brigade of Guards at the Battle of Alma, 20th September 1854, where he was mortally wounded by a cannon shot. His Grave is on the bank of the Alma. Placed by his brother, Lieut-Col. J. Francis Cust, late Grenadier Guards."

Lieutenant John Forbes - 30th Foot - died of wounds - 1st September 1855.
Memorial on Cathcart's Hill.

Captain Charles Stuart Glazebrook - 49th Foot - died of wounds at Scutari - 18th December 1854
Aged 32. Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General, 2nd Division. Died of tetanus from a wound received by a shell while reconnoitring Sebastopol.
Buried at Scutari -
"Major C.S. Glazebrook 49th Regt. of Foot Died at Scutari the 18th December 1854 of wounds received before Sebastopol on the 17th Nov. 1854."

Brigadier-General Thomas Leigh Goldie - 4th Division (57th Foot) - killed at Inkermann - 5th November 1854. Commanded 1st Brigade, 4th Division. Lieutenant-Colonel, 57th Foot. Son of Lieut-General Alexander John Goldie, of the Nunnery, Isle of Man,
Buried on Cathcart's Hill -
"Scared to the memory of Brigadier General Thomas Leigh Goldie Commanding 1st Brigade of the 4th Division of the British Army and Lieut. Colonel of the 57th Regiment who fell at Inkerman Nov. 5th 1854."
Memorial at The Nunnery, Douglas, Isle of Man - "Inkermann. Erected by Public Subscription, In memory of Brigadier-General Thomas Leigh Goldie, of The Nunnery, Lieutenant-Colonel of HM 57th Regiment. He commanded a Brigade of the British Army in the Crimea, and fell in the Battle of Inkermann, November 5th, MDCCCLIV, in the 47th year of his age."

Captain Louis E. Nolan - 15th Hussars - killed at Balaclava - 25 October 1854
ADC to General Airey.

Captain William Frederick A. Rooke - 47th Foot - died of wounds - 1st October 1855
Major of Brigade, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division. Aged 30.
Buried on Cathcart's Hill -
"To the memory of Capt. William Frederick A. Rooke 47th Regiment. Major of Brigade 2nd Brigade 2nd Division of Westwood House, Essex, who died October 1st 1855 aged 30 years of a wound received at the attack upon the Redan Sept. 8. This stone was erected by his brother officers."

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Francis Seymour - 4th Division (Scots Fusilier Guards) - killed at Inkermann - 5th November 1854. (Scots Fusilier Guards). Aged 35. Eldest son of Sir Horace Seymour, MP and grandson of Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour.
Buried on Cathcart's Hill -
"To Lieut. Col. C.F. Seymour Sco Fusr Guards killed in action Novr 5th 1854. Beneath this stone lie the remains of Lieut. Col. Charles Francis Seymour of the Scots Fusilier Guards Assistant Adjutant General of the Fourth Division who fell at the Battle of Inkermann Nov 5th 1854 by the side of his General The Hone. Sir George Cathcart on whose staff he had long served. Aged 35 years."
Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London - "To the memory of Lieut-Colonel Charles Francis Seymour, of the Scots Fusilier Guards, Eldest son of Sir Hoarce Beachamp Seymour, MP, and grandson of Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour, who, while serving as Assistant Adjutant-General of the 4th Division, was killed by the side of his General, at the battle of Inkerman, in the Crimea, on the 5th November 1854, aged 35 years. In a despatch dated before Sebastopol, November 11th 1854, Field-Marshall Lord Raglan thus reported his death - "And I may here express my deep regret that Lieut-Colonel Charles Francis Seymour, Scots Fusilier Guards, should have fallen. He had served on the Staff with the late lamented Sir George Cathcart, at the Cape, and had accompanied him to this country in the capacity of Assistant Adjutant General; and he was remarkable for his intelligence, gallantry and zeal." This tablet is erected by his brother and sister."

Major J.B. Sharpe - 20th Foot - died of wounds at Scutari - 28th December 1854.
Buried at Scutari - "Sacred to the memory of Major J.B. Sharpe 20th Regiment who died at Scutari 28th December 1854 of wounds received at the battle of Inkerman."

Major-General Sir Arthur Wellesley Torrens, KCB - died of wounds - 24th August 1855.
Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks - "Sir Arthur Wellesley Torrens, KCB. Born 18th August 1809. died August 24th 1855. Page of Honour to George IV. He entered the Grenadier Guards April 17th 1825 and became Adjutant to the 2nd Battalion, June 11th 1829. He was Major to the Brigade of Guards in Canada, in 1838, and for 12 years Lieut-Colonel of the 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, to which he was transferred in 1841. In command of a Brigade during the Crimean War he distinguished himself at the Battles of the Alma, Balaclava, and Inkerman; and for his services was decorated and presented with the thanks of Parliament. He died of a wound recieved at Inkerman, while Military Commissioner at the Court of France."


Royal Artillery

Captain Spencer Philip John Childers - killed at Sebastopol - 21st October 1854
Left Siege Train, Royal Artillery, Third Division Camp cemetery - "In memory of Soencer Philip John Childers Captain Royal Artillery who was killed in the Trenches before Sebastopol Oct. 21st 1854."

Lieutenant Robert Horsley Cockerell - killed in action - battle of Alma - 20th September 1854
Aged 19. Son of C.R. Cockerell, RA, of Hampstead.

Lieutenant J.W.J. Dawson - died of wounds (accidental) - 11th December 1855
DAged 18. Son of J.W.J. Dawson, of Bedford Square, London. Died of wounds at Castle Hospital, Balaklava, of wounds received at the Inkermann explosion of 15th November 1855. His body was returned to England by request.

Captain Armine Dew - killed in action - battle of Alma - 20th September 1854
Aged 28. Son of Tomkyns Dew, of Whitney Court, Herefordshire.

Captain Augustus Charles Lennox Fitzroy - died of wounds, attack on the Redan - 11th September 1855
Aged 33. Son of Sir Charles Augustus Fitzroy, KCB and Lady Mary Fitzroy.
Memorial on Cathcart's Hill -
"Sacred to the memory of A.C.F. Fitzroy Captain Royal Artillery who died on the 11th Septr 1855 of a wound recd in the trenches before Sebastopol 8th Septr 1855."
Memorial at St. Marys Church, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire  - "In memory of Captain Augustus Charles Lennox Fitzroy, of the Royal Artillery, eldest son of Sir Charles and Lady Fitzroy, who died on the 10th September 1855 aged 33 at the camp before Sebastopol from the effect of a wound received on the 8th Septmber while commanding on one of the advanced batteries covering the attack on the Redan, where he had greatly distiguished himself by his gallant conduct."

Captain Alexander Gordon - killed at Sebastopol - 5th July 1855
Buried in the Right Attack Burial Ground near the Windmill, Careening Creek Ravine - "Alexander Gordon of Pitlurg Captain Royal Artillery Killed 5th July 1855."

Lieutenant Edward Luce - killed at Sebastopol - 11th April 1855
Son of Thomas and Susan Luce, of Malmesbury. Born 3rd Feb. 1831.
Buried in the Right Attack Burial Ground near the Windmill, Careening Creek Ravine -
"Sacred to the memory of Edward Luce Lieutenant Royal Artillery Killed before Sebastopol 11th April 1855. Here rests in hope of a blessed resurrection Edward Luce, Lieutenant, Royal Artillery who fell in the discharge of his duty in the trenches before Sebastopol 11th April 1855."
Memorial at Malmesbury Abbey, Witshire - "Sacred to the memory of Thomas and Edward Luce sons of Thomas Luce Esq of this Borough and Susan his wife. Thomas was born at Malmesbury on the 13th of August 1824 and died on the 22nd of October 1845 at Bombay on board the Auckland Steam Frigate a Midshipman in the Indian Navy. His brother officers erected a tomb over his remains in the Colaba Cemetery at Bombay, in token of their estimation of his amiable qualities and of their sorrow for his loss. Edward was born at Malmesbury on the 3rd February 1831, and was killed by a cannon ball at the Bombardment of Sebastopol on the 11th April 1855 a Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery. Lord Raglan's dispatch said of him 'The Royal Artillery has to lament the death of Lieutenant Luce, who was a zealous officer of much promise.' In every stage of his short life he was conspicuous for gentleness of disposition, exemplary conduct and a deep sense of religion. His grave is on the field of Inkerman."

Lieutenant Rodney Ashbrook Mitchell - killed at Sebastopol - 14th April 1855. Aged 18.
Buried in the Right Attack Burial Ground near the Windmill, Careening Creek Ravine - "Sacred to the memory of Rodney A. Mitchell Lieut. Royal Artillery Killed before Sebastopol 14th April 1855 Aged 18 Years."

Captain Anthony Oldfield - killed at Sebastopol - 17th August 1855
Buried in the Officers Burial Ground, in front of the Quarry, Third Division Camp - "Sacred to the memory of Captain Oldfield, RA. killed in the Trenches August 17th 1855."

Captain Edward Geary Snow - killed at Sebastopol - 6th September 1855
Son of Bernard Geary Snow, of Highgate. Hit in the head by a roundshot.
Buried in the Officers Burial Ground, in front of the Quarry, Third Division Camp -
"Here lie the remains of Capt. Edwd. Geary Snow Royal Artillery who was killed in the Trenches before Sebastopol 6th Septr 1855."

Brigadier-General Thomas Fox Strangeways - killed at Inkermann - 5th November 1854
Aged 64. Son of Charles Strangeways and Jane Haines. A nephew of Henry, 2nd Earl of Ilchester. Husband of Sophia Harene. He was severely wounded at Waterloo and had not been expected to live. He received the Swedish Order of the Sword and the Russian Order of St. Anne. He was said to have been wearing it when he was killed by an exploding shell.
Memorial on Cathcart's Hill - "To the memory of Brigadier General Fox Strangeways Killed in action 5th Novr 1854."
Plaque in Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth - "Mj. Gen. Thomas Fox Strangways, killed at Battle in Inkerman Nov 5 1855. DD: Friends."

Major Samuel Philip Townsend - killed at Inkermann - 5th November 1854
Buried on Cathcart's Hill - "Sacred to the memory of Major Samuel Philip Townsend Royal British Artillery who fell at Inkermann on the 5th of November 1854 in command of a battery of 9 pounders attached to the 4th Division under Major General Sir G. Cathcart."

First Lieutenant Arthur Walsham - killed at the Alma - 20th September 1854
Aged 21. Son of Sir John Walsham, of Knill Court, Herefordshire.
Memorial at Knill Churchm Hereford -
"In memory of Arthur Walsham, First Lieutenent in the Royal Artillery and third son of Sir John Walsham, of Knill Court, Baronet, Born 16th June 1833. killed at the Battle of the Alma 20th Sept. 1854."


Royal Engineers

Lieutenant Edward Bainbridge - killed at Sebastopol - 4th April 1855
Aged 24. Son of Lt-General Bainbridge, CB. Killed by shell while constructing a battery.

Captain Gustavus St. John Crofton - wounded on 12th April 1855 at Sebastopol - died 15th April
Aged 27. Son of Duke Crofton of Lakefield, Deputy Lieut. of Co. Leitrim, Ireland.

Captain George Frederick Dawson - killed in trenches at Sebastopol - 7th June 1855
Son of the late Lionel and Lady Elizabeth Dawson.

Lieutenant Thomas Molyneux Graves - killed in assault on the Redan - 18th June 1855
Aged 23. Son of the late Lawrence Graves, of Bath.
Memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Combe Raleigh, Devon - "In memory of Thomas Molyneux Graves Ltn. R.E. Born 22 Mar 1831. Killed in the assault on Redan 18 Jun 1855 and Thomas Molyneux Graves Ltn 76 Punjabis Indian Army. Born 1 Jun 1890 at Woodbine Hill, Combe Raleigh, killed in action at Sanna-i-at Mesopotamia 22 April 1916. The eldest son and grandson of J.S. Graves, Esq. of Woodbine Hill, Combe Raleigh. These were men who put their duty above all else."

Captain William Howard Jesse - killed in assault on the Redan - 18th June 1855
Aged 33.

Lieutenant James Murray - killed in assault on the Redan - 18th June 1855
Son of Rear-Admiral Murray, of Reading.

Major George Ranken -
mortally wounded during the demolition of a wall at Sebastopol - 28th February 1856
Memorial at St. Lawrence Church, Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire - "To the memory of George Rankin, Major Royal Engineers, the last British officer killed at Sebastopol February 28 1856 aged 28 years."


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