The plaque is on the back of one of the choristers stalls in the chancel.
North side, back row, ninth from the west end.
DIED FEB 12 1860
AGE 74. DD: HIS
Lieut-General Napier served at the seige of Copenhagen and battle of Kioge in 1807; Sir John Moore's campaign of 1808-9; the subsequent Peninsular campaigns from 1809 to the end of the war in in 1814, and was present in many of the soul stirring scenes which he has described with so much ability in his admirable "History of the Peninsular War", including the action of the Coa (wounded), battle of Busaco, actions of Pombal, Redinha, and Casal Nova - was severely wounded at the head of six companies supporting the 52nd; action at Foz d'Arouce, battle of Salamanca, passage of the Heubra, action of Vera, when Soult attempted to relieve San Sebastian; and again, when the allies passed the Bidassoa; battles of Nivelle and Nive - wounded in defending the churchyard at Arcangues; battle of Orthes; served also in the campaign of 1815.
Sir William received the gold medal and two clasps for Salamanca, Nivelle and Nive, at which battles he commanded the 43rd Light Infantry, and the silver war medal with three clasps for Busaco, Fuentes d'Onor and Orthes. He died February 12 1860, aged 74.
[From the 1873 Guide to the Church]