Officers, non–coms and privates
XCI British Regiment
to the memory
Colonel Sir William Douglas
Their Commanding Officer
as a feeble testimony of regard
and their regret
one of the bravest and the best of men
Died XXV Aug MDCCCXVIII aged XL »
He died of illness in 1818, when the 90th garrisoned the city of Valenciennes.
The tomb was derelict until recently, when the city of Valenciennes restored it.