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Octavius Carey (Ee2) 1827 - 1892

Mural Tablet of Octavius Carey

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
LIEUT. OCTAVIUS CAREY
OF HER MAJESTY'S 26th REGt OF FOOT
ELDEST SON OF
MAJOR GENERAL SIR OCTAVIUS CAREY
OF THIS ISLAND.
HE WAS KILLED ON THE 18th DECEMBER 1845
IN THE GLORIUS ACTION OF MOODKEE
ON THE RIVER SUTLEJ.
IN THE 26th YEAR OF HIS AGE.
HIS MORTAL REMAINS WERE INTERRED
BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS
IN THE MEMORABLE FIELD
WHERE HE FELL.