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Memorial to Roberto Martin Calien, St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Douglas

Period: n.d.

NGR Easting: 237974

NGR Northing: 475601

Description: Inscription in Latin, reads as follows: "Mater et Natae / In Honorem communis matris / Mariae / eius effigiem hic posuerunt / pacem exorantes / Roberto Martin Calien / in legione velitum taproban mai cent / vita functo / x kal iunias anni MDCCCLV aet LXXIII / major in the Ceylon Rifles."

English translation: "Mother and daughters / in honour of our mother / Mary / his image above / pray for peace / Roberto Martin Calien / always in our thoughts Ceylon Mai / died / 17th June 1855 aged 73."

Sandstone column, mounted with an alabaster statuette of the Virgin Mary. Inscription at the base of the column.

Information provided by the Isle of Man Government Preservation of War Memorials Committee.

Site & Monument Type: column; statuette

Category: Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials

Site ID number: IOM_NIWM_DOU_00025_3


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