Martin Nicholson's Cemetery Project

St Mary the Virgin, Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire

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Many of my Mother's ancestors came from this village.

An old soldier with his military history recorded on his headstone.

William Coleman

late of H. M. 45th regiment

Born 1828, died September 26th 1904

A gallant soldier who fought and

bled for his Queen and country

and received for his services

the following medals and clasps

1854 Crimea 3 clasps Alma

Inkerman Sebastopol also

the Turkish Crimean medal

1857-58 Indian Mutiny clasp Lucknow

1868 China 2 clasps Pekin

Taku Forts

and a medal for long service

and good conduct

also of

Emma his wife

died August 20th 1900

aged 66

Martin Nicholson - Daventry, United Kingdom.

This page was last updated on February 18th 2010.