William Frederick Willes Attye window - St James - Snitterfield, Warwickshire
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N 52° 14.317 W 001° 40.891
30U E 590030 N 5788397
Quick Description: A memorial window to Lt William Frederick Willes Atty(e), wounded in the action at Aliwal, in St James' church, Snitterfield.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/17/2018 3:24:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMZJ1C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
A memorial window to Lt William Frederick Willes Atty(e), wounded in the action at Aliwal, in St James' church, Snitterfield.

"William Frederick Willes Attye (1820-46), baptised at Snitterfield, 30 January 1820; an officer in the 31st regiment (Ensign, 1839; Lt., 1842) who saw extensive service in India and Afghanistan, being wounded in the action at Aliwal; died unmarried of fever in India, 8 May 1846; commemorated by a memorial window in Snitterfield church;"

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The inscription reads -
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF WILLIAM FREDERICK
WILLES LIEUTENANT IN HER MAJESTY'S 31ST
REGIMENT OF FOOT, 3RD SON OF ROBERT MIDDLETON
ATTY OF INGON GRANGE IN THIS COUNTY ESQUIRE.
HE DIED IN HUMBLE HOPE AND FAITH IN THE
MERITS OF HIS REDEEMER ON THE 8TH OF MAY
1846 AGED 25 YEARS
JESUS SAITH UNTO HER
THY BROTHER SHALL RISE AGAIN. ST JOHN II 23V


"The Battle of Aliwal was fought on 28 January 1846 between the British and the Sikhs. The British were led by Sir Harry Smith, while the Sikhs were led by Ranjodh Singh Majithia. Britain's victory in the battle is sometimes regarded as the turning point in the First Anglo-Sikh War."

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Nominal Roll of Officers Killed and Wounded at the Battle of Aliwal, 28th Jan. 1846. - 1st Infantry Brigade—
H.M. 31st Regt. - Lieut. Atty, slightly wounded.
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