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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Bottisham
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, Crimean War (1853-1856)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12911

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
High Street
Bottisham
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CN25 9NA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 54558 60489
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
EAST WINDOW AND ALSO THE REREDOS. BRONZE PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION ON IT SURMOUNTING DARK GREY MARBLE SURROUND
Inscription
THE EAST WINDOW AND REREDOS / IN THIS CHURCH WAS ERECTED / BY RELATIONS FRIENDS AND BROTHER OFFICERS IN MEMORY OF OF / COLONEL SOAME GAMBIER JENYNS C.B. / ASSISTANT ADJUTANT GENERAL / AT HEADQUARTERS AND LATE / OF THE 13TH HUSSARS ELDEST / SURVIVING SON OF GEORGE JENYNS / ESQUIRE OF BOTTISHAM HALL / HE SERVED IN THE ARMY FOR / 28 YEARS INCLUDING THE CRIMEAN / WAR AND WAS ONE OF THE SURVIVORS / OF THE BALAKLAVA CHARGE IN 1854 / BORN FEB 4 1826 DIED NOV 26 1873 / BURIED IN THE FAMILY VAULT / BY HIS DEATH A MOST VALUABLE / OFFICER WAS LOST TO HIS COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Jenyns, S G
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, date of death, date of birth, regiment, forenames, place of burial, relationships, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, date of death, date of birth, regiment, forenames, place of burial, relationships, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 1200MM, width C 670MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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