Sir Henry TOMBS

Forename(s): Henry

Surname: TOMBS

   Major General R.A., K.C.B, V.C.

Date of birth: 1825 (approx., calculated)

Date of death: 2 Aug 1874

Date of burial: 6 Aug 1874

Age at death: 49 years

Address: Gladstone Villa, Saint John's Road, Parish of Carisbrooke

Section: B - Cemetery map

Grave No: 113  Section map

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Burial Register entry: Carisbrooke   1661


V.C., Major General in the Royal Artillery


External link(s):

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Also on this marker:

   Henry Edwin TOMBS

Carisbrooke Cemetery

Henry TOMBS

Image by: Tony Barton



Inscription

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
MAJOR GENERAL
SIR HENRY TOMBS. V.C. K.C.B,
WHO DIED AT NEWPORT
2ND AUGUST 1874, AGED 49 YEARS.
'THY WILL LORD NOT MINE BE DONE.'

Reverse face:
ALSO IN MEMORY OF
HENRY EDWIN. ONLY SON OF
HENRY AND GEORGINA TOMBS.
BORN OCT 27TH 1873.
DIED DECEMBER 2ND 1874.

Transcription by: Tony Barton