Biography of Edward Hawkins Cheney 1778-1848

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On 07 Nov 1778 Edward Hawkins Cheney 1778-1848 was born

On 18 Jun 1815 Edward Hawkins Cheney 1778-1848 (36) fought at the Battle of Waterloo.

On 03 Mar 1848 Edward Hawkins Cheney 1778-1848 (69) died

Edward Hawkins Cheney 1778-1848 of the Royal Scots Greys fighting at Waterloo. His horse shot, collapsing; one of four he rode into battle. He survived the battle dying in 1845.
The frieze below the sculpture depicts Sergeant Ewart, related to Cheney by marriage, seizing the French Eagle Standard.
Sculpted by Joseph Gott 1785-1860 who apprenticed to John Flaxman between 1798 and 1802. In 1822 Gott travelled to Rome and met Canova.

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