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28TH61ST+ONE, Dec 7, 2017
This stone is erected in memory of Captain William MANFULL

late of the 3rd King’s Own Light Dragoons, who left his native village, Calke, Derbyshire in the year 1793, and joined the 16th Light Dragoons as a Private soldier and returned as a Captain from the 3rd King’s Own Light Dragoons in the year 1825. He had no friends to assist him, but his own perseverance
and industry, and strict attention in obeying the orders of his superior officers. After serving in Her Majesty’s Service, 32 years at home and abroad he retired from the service and settled at Chellaston Hill in this County in the year 1825 where he lived
beloved and died lameted on the 2nd of June 1857, in his 84th year.

“Reader, go and do likewise”

Son of Stephen and Elizabeth Manfull.

At rest at Chellaston St Peter Churchyard, Derbyshire.

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