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ALEXANDER CAIRNCROSS

 
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:56 pm    Post subject: ALEXANDER CAIRNCROSS Reply with quote

Located within St. Pauls Episcopal Cathedral, Dundee;

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LIEUT. COLONEL ALEXANDER CAIRNCROSS K.H.
96TH REGIMENT
WHO WAS BORN AT DUNDEE ON THE 29TH OF AUG. 1783
& DIED AT SEA THE 10TH OF MAY 1843
ON HIS PASSAGE HOME TO HIS NATIVE LAND
HE SERVED IN THE PENNINSULA WITH THE OLD 94TH (SCOTS BRIGADE)
FROM JAN. 1810 TO OCT. 1813
AND WAS PRESENT AT THE FOLLOWING ENGAGEMENTS

THE DEFENCE OF CADIZ,
LINES OF TORRES VEDRAS,
PURSUIT OF MESSENA,
ACTIONS AT REDINHA, PUDENTS
FOZ D' ARONCE, AND
SABUGAL,
BATTLE OF FUENTES D'ONORR,

SIEGE & BLOCKADE OF BADAJOZ, (1811)
ACTIONS AT EL BODEN AND GUINALDO,
SIEGE & STORM OF GUIDAD RODRIGO,
SIEGE & STORM OF BADAJOZ, (1812)
BATTLE OF SALAMANCA,
CAPTURE OF MADRID,
THE RETIRO AND FORT LA CHINA
BATTLE OF VITTORIA
BEING TWICE SEVERELY WOUNDED.

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS SON
MAJOR GENERAL J. CAIRNCROSS 1898
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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