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Memorial tablet commemorates Captain Rinaldo Sheberras of the 80th Regiment fell in his 37th year at Ferozeshah in 1845 within the Sikh entrenchments having seized one of their standards. While stationed in Maitland he acted as Justice of the Peace.

The Battle of Ferozeshah in 1845 was one of the most bitterly contested battles ever fought by the British in India.

Location

Address:Tank & High Streets, St James Anglican Church, Morpeth, 2321
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.727043
Long: 151.623697
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:21-December-1845
Actual Event End Date:21-December-1845

Dedication

Front Inscription

                     To
        The Memory Of
RINALDO SHEBARRAS
Late Captain In H.M 80th Regt.
Who Fell In His 37th Year
       At Ferozashah
On 27th December A.D. 1845
     Within The Sikh
     Entrenchment
Having Seized One Of Their
          Standards 

While Stationed At Maitland He Acted As
     A Justice Of The Peace
And Gained The Confidence And Esteem
     Of The Community.

This Tablet Is Erected By His Friends
In This Neighborhood Who
    Lament His Loss.

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