Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Carisbrooke : St Mary's Church -
- Memorial to George Robertson -

Location

In St Mary's Church, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SS.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40716
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Listed Grade I. Since the Memorial forms part of the fittings of the Church, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A private memorial plaque detailing Colonel Robertson's Army service and death.
Memorial

Carisbrooke St Mary's : Robertson
 
Inscription


TO THE MEMORY OF
COLONEL GEORGE ROBERTSON
(LATE COMMANDING H.M. CANADIAN REGIMENT)
WHO DIED AT NEWPORT 25TH FEBRUARY, 1818,
FROM THE EFFECTS OF AN INJURY RECEIVED
WHEN ON SERVICE IN N. AMERICA, AGED 47.

HE WAS EMPLOYED IN THE ACTIVE SERVICE
OF HIS COUNTRY FROM 1793 TO 1815,
THE CAMPAIGN IN HOLLAND
UNDER H.R.H. THE DUKE OF YORK,
THE REDUCTION OF THE WEST INDIA ISLANDS
UNDER SIR RALPH ABERCROMBIE,
FROM 1803 TO THE CLOSE OF THE WAR
IN CANADA, N. AMERICA.

ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF
MARIA CLARA HIS WIFE,
YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF THE LATE J. CUTHBERT, ESQRE.,
CASTLE HILL, N.B.
WHO DIED AT WEST COWES, MARCH 12TH, 1852
AGED 66.

T.GAFFIN
69 REGENT ST, LONDON


 
Further Information

Memorial plaque to his son George Abercromby Robertson (1854)

An account of the British Army Infantry Regiments - see 100th Regiment for possible connection :

The Light Infantry in Canada


 


 
 

 
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