Sgt. John Mathews of Longford, Ireland


Sacred to the memory of John Mathews, late Colour Sergeant, 15th Regiment, a native of Longford, Ireland, who departed this life July 6th, 1863, aged 33 years. This stone is erected by his bereaved widow as the last tribute of esteem and affection.

By 1955, the stone for Sgt. Mathews had disappeared.

Francis Ann, infant daughter of John and Emma Mathews was baptised in June 1863, and her father died on the 6th day of July following.

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