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Major General Sir Octavius Carey (E43) 1785 - 1844

Mural Tablet of Sir Octavius Carey

IN MEMORY OF
MAJOR GENERAL SIR OCTAVIUS CAREY C.B. K.C.B.
EIGHTH SON OF THE LATE JOHN CAREY ESQ
A MUCH RESPECTED JURAT OF THE ROYAL COURT OF THIS ISLAND
HE SERVED WITH DISTINCTION DURING THE LATE WAR ON THE
EASTERN COAST OF SPAIN AND CLOSED AN HONOURABLE CAREER
OF 34 YEARS SERVICE WHILE IN COMMAND OF THE CORK DISTRICTON THE 13TH OF MARCH 1841. AGED 54
HIS REMAINS ARE DEPOSITED IN THE SAME VAULT WITH
THOSE OF HIS MOTHER IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT
MARY 'S CHURCH IN THE CITY OF LONDON.