Real Academia de la Historia
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Inscription on a Monument erected against the Church of Villa Franca, in Catalonia, by the Officers of the 20th Light Dragoons, to the memory of CaptainHanson, in totem of their heartfelt regret.—" Let those journeying hither behold this stone—the me* morial alike of tenderness and of military glbry—erected by permission of the Most Reverend the Bishop of Barcelona. On the 13th September, 1813, Captain William Hanson, of His Britannic Majesty'! twentieth regiment of Light Dragoons, fell in a severe action with the Enemy's Cavalry on the fields of Monjos, contiguous to this Town, whilst gloriously fighting under the command of Colonel Lord Frederick Bentinck for the combined cause of . Great Britain and Spain. That this distinguished Officer, therefore, may live,her yond the grave, the Officers of his own Regiment, deeply lamenting his loss, have caused this inscription to be dedicated .to his respected name."