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Havelock statue

Erection date: 1861

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
To Major General Sir Henry Havelock, KCB, and his brave companions in arms during the campaign in India, 1857.
"Soldiers! Your labours, Your privations, your sufferings and your valour will not be forgotten by a grateful country." H Havelock.

{lower down, carved into the marble:}
Erected by public subscription, 1861.

{On the back of the plinth:}
The force commanded by Havelock consisted of:
a list of 15 regiments etc. See Subjects Commemorated for this list.}

{Inscribed on the base of the statue:}
Behnes, Scr.

This was the first statue ever to be made from a photograph. There is a copy at Mowbray Park, Sunderland.

Site: Havelock statue (1 memorial)

WC2, Trafalgar Square

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Havelock statue

Subjects commemorated i

1st Madras Fusiliers

Part of the force commanded by Havelock. Infantry.

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3rd Oude Irregulars

Part of the force commanded by Havelock. Cavalry.

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5th (Northumberland Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot

Part of the force commanded by Havelock.

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64th Regiment

Part of the force commanded by Havelock. Infantry.

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78th Highlanders

Part of the force commanded by Havelock. Infantry.

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Havelock statue

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William Behnes

Born London but brought up in Dublin. Very successful and prolific sculptor ...

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