Burial of Officers after Inkerman


Eight officer of the Coldstream Guards died at Inkerman on 5th November 1855. This painting shows officers of the regiment being buried. There is a memorial on Cathcart's Hill with the following names on it:

Lt-Col Hon Thomas Vesey Dawson aged 35
Lt-Col C Murray Cowell aged 30
Lt-Col Lionel D Mackinnon aged 29
Capt Hon G C C Eliot aged 26
Capt Henry M Bouverie aged 24
Capt Frederick H Ramsden aged 24
Lieut Edward A Disbrowe aged 20
Lieut Cavendish H Greville aged 20

Image courtesy of The Story of The Guards
by Julian Paget (Michael Joseph 1979)


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