The history of the family of Yea [by A.J. Monday].

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G. Vincent, 1885 - 1 pages
 

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Page 110 - I have reason to know that ho felt his great services and his arduous exertions had not been rewarded as he had a right to expect. At the Alma he never went back a step, and there were tears in his eyes on that eventful afternoon as he exclaimed to me, •when the men had formed on the slope of the hill after the retreat of the enemy, ' There ! look there ! that's all that remains of my poor Fusiliers ! A colour's missing, but, thank God, no Russians have it ! ' Throughout the winter his attention...
Page 108 - I never before witnessed such a continued and heavy fire of grape combined with musketry from the enemy's works, which appeared to be fully manned ; and the long list of killed and wounded in the light and fourth divisions, and the seamen of the naval brigade, under Captain Peel, who was unfortunately wounded, though not severely, will show that a very large proportion of those that went forward fell.
Page 109 - He had devoted himself to his duty without any intermission, and had acquired the confidence and respect of all. I most deeply lament his loss. Colonel Shadforth had maintained the efficiency of his regiment by constant attention to all the details of his command, and Colonel Yea was not only distinguished for his gallantry, but had exercised his control of the Royal Fusiliers in such a manner as to win the affections of the soldiers under his orders, and to secure to them every comfort and accommodation...
Page 108 - Peel, who was unfortunately wounded, though not severely, will show that a very large proportion of those that went forward fell. Major-General Sir John Campbell, who led the left attack, and Colonel Shadforth, of the 57th, who commanded the storming party under his direction, were both killed, as was Colonel Yea, of the Royal Fusiliers, who led the right column.
Page 110 - A colour's missing, but, thank God, no Russians have it !' Throughout the winter his attention to his regiment was exemplary. They were the first who had hospital huts. When other regiments were in need of every comfort, and almost of every necessary, the Fusileers, by the care of their colonel, had everything that could be procured by exertion and foresight. He never missed a...
Page 62 - Here lieth interred (expecting their Saviour) the bodyes of William Brewer of Chard, Phisitian and Deanes his wife, who, living forty years in Happy Wedlock, in full of age departed this life, shee dying 8 Nov.
Page 110 - Throughout the winter his attention to his regiment was exemplary. They were the first who had hospital huts. When other regiments were in need of every comfort, and almost of every necessary, the Fusiliers, by the care of their colonel, had everything that could be procured by exertion and foresight. He never missed a turn of duty in the trendies, except for a short time, when his medical attendant had to use every eftbrt to induce him to go on board ship to save his life.
Page 101 - Manning of this parish, spinster, were married in this church by licence this second day of October, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, by me OWEN MANNING, Vicar.
Page 51 - With two codicils, was proved in the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury on the 12th of April, by his great-nephews, the Hon.
Page 62 - Whose godlye lives yet lire, and shall for aye, When these hard stones are moulder'd quite away , Their children's zeale well weighing parents' care, And Christian love to all while breathing ayre, With grateful harts most thankfully erect, Unto their ashes dear, this monnmeut.

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