Charles Cornwallis


Charles Cornwallis Famous memorial

Mayfair, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 5 Oct 1805 (aged 66)
Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Memorial Site* London, City of London, Greater London, England

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot The South Transept, opposite monument to Nelson.
Memorial ID 11811 View Source

Twice served as Governor Of India, he was the commander of the British forces which surrendered to the Americans, at Yorktown 1781, thus ending the War of Independence.


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  • Added: 20 Aug 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11811
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Cornwallis (31 Dec 1738–5 Oct 1805), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11811, citing Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, City of London, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find a Grave .