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90TH LIGHT INFANTRY (PERTHSHIRE VOLUNTEERS) [CRIMEA], PERTH

 
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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2007 12:11 pm    Post subject: 90TH LIGHT INFANTRY (PERTHSHIRE VOLUNTEERS) [CRIMEA], PERTH Reply with quote

This memorial is inside St. John's Kirk, Perth - UKNIWM Ref: 2101
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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2007 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very nice photographs, thanks for posting them up. Very nice memorial - I'll see if we have anything on the officers mentioned.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

90th Foot

Captain Henry Preston - killed in the attack on the Redan - 8th September 1855
Son of the late Revd. William M.S. Preston, of Warcop Hall, Westmoreland.

Lieutenant Arthur Delgarno Swift - killed in the attack on the Redan - 8th September 1855
Aged 21. Son of Richard Swift, of Lynn, Co. Westmeath.

Captain Herbert M. Vaughan - wouned at the Redan 8th September. died 11th September 1855
Aged 26. Son of Lt-Col. Vaughan (90th Foot), of Langoedmore, Cardiganshire.

Lieutenant Hugh F. Wilmer - killed in the attack on the Redan - 8th September 1855


Second Brigade, Light Division Cemetery - "Sacred to the memory of Captain Henry Preston, Lieut. Arthur D. Swift, Lieut. Hugh F. Wilmer, of HM 90th Lt. Inftry who were killed at the assault on the Redan on the 8th September 1855 also Capt. Herbert M. Vaughan of HM 90th Lt. Inftry who died on 12th September 1855 from wounds received on the 8th of the same month."
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