Headstone – Lieutenant James Gordon Ogle
A damaged fragment of a decorative headstone with convex oval panel bordered with ivy leaves in relief, with worn inscription. It commemorates Lieut. James Gordon Ogle of the 33rd Regiment, who died while garrisoned in Hull on 12 September 1817, aged 26. From a Co. Down family, he had joined the 3rd West Yorkshire Light Infantry as an Ensign in 1808, Lieutenant in 1809. He then joined the 33rd Regiment as an Ensign in 1811, and became a Lieutenant in 1814. He was wounded in the head at Waterloo. He was buried with military honours on 16 September 1817, and his brother officers paid for his memorial.
Inscription and donor(s)
LIEUT. JAMES GORDON OGLE
WHO DIED SEPTR THE 12TH
IS ERECTED BY HIS
Physical attributes & manufacture
A broken fragment, worn and slightly delaminated, but historically important.
J Barton, Monumental Inscription in Holy Trinity Churchyard (1860), published as Holy Trinity (Churchyard only) Monumental Inscriptions, EYFHS (2005), no. 13.
J & D Bromley, Wellington's Men Remembered , vol 2 M-Z (2015), under ""Ogle""."