Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
East Devon
Town
Sidmouth
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony

  • Date:
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
107742

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Current location

Church of St Giles and St Nicholas
Church Street
Sidmouth
East Devon
Devon
EX10 8LG
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 12553 87370
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brown and white veined marble with pediment encompassing bronze plaque. Prince of Wales badge atop plaque.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD// AND IN MEMORY OF// SURGEON CAPTAIN FRANCIS WELLFORD,// 7TH BATTALION IMPERIAL YEOMANRY,// KILLED IN ACTION AT VLAKFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA// ON MAY 28TH 1901.// THIS TABLET HAS BEEN PLACED HERE BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS// AND MEN OF THE 7TH BATTALION DORSET, DEVON, NORTH AND WEST SOMERSET// AND SUSSEX COMPANIES AND OF THE 20TH COMPANY OF LIGHT HORSE,// IN TOKEN OF THEIR RESPECT AND AFFECTION// FOR A GALLANT AND UNSELFISH COMRADE.
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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