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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: -32.727027
Long: 151.623738
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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