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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Vale Royal
Town
Frodsham
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10025
Current location

St. Laurence's Church
Church Road
Frodsham
Vale Royal
Cheshire
WA6 7DT
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 52105 77286
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque in shape of shield, mounted on rectangular carved oak base-board. The baseboard is decorated with stylized roses at each corner and shield is surrounded by a laurel wreath. Lettering is in Red and black.
Inscription
2ND (E.C) V.B. THE CHESHIRE REGT/ I COMPANY (FRODSHAM)/ THIS SHIELD WAS ERECTED BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION TO COMMEMORATE/ THE VOLUNTARY SERVICE IN THE/ BOER WAR S.A. 1899-1902/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE ABOVE COMPANY/ (NAMES)/AND/C.H.HEFFERN/DIED ON SERVICE/MAY 28TH 1902.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banyard, A
Bell, L G
Brophy, E G
Brown, G F
Cartwright, C
Coley, E C F
Collins, J
Collins, L F
Crouch, A C F
Crouch, F G
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, initials surname, year died,
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 900 mm, width 600 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Frodsham Parochial Church Council

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