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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1002
Current location

St Peter's Church
High West Street
Dorchester
West Dorset
Dorset
DT1 1HY
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 69245 90756
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with black, double-line border, and crosses at each corner. Lettering in black, capitals in red. Set on a wooden base.
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ TROOPER HARRY CROCKER/ OF 26TH COMPANY/ DORSET IMPERIAL YEOMANRY/, AND FREEMAN OF THE/ BOROUGH OF DORCHESTER/ WHO DIED IN HOSPITAL/ AT PRETORIA/ ON SUNDAY THE 14TH OCTOBER 1900/ AGED 27 YEARS/ THE ONLY DORCHESTER VOLUNTEER/ WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE BOER WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crocker, Harry
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, manner of death, age at death, additional.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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