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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stockport
Town
Stockport
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13117
Current location

MAIN HALL
LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE STAIRCASE LEADING UP TO THE BAR
THE ARMOURY T A CENTRE
Greek St
Stockport
Stockport
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 890 900
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE WITH BLACK LETTERING PATTERN OF OAK LEAVES FRAMES THE PLAQUE. BADGE OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT IS ABOVE THE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
4TH VOLUNTEER BATTALION / CHESHIRE REGIMENT / COL. W. T. CARRINGTON V.D. COMMANDING / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE / ACTIVE SERVICE OF THE ORDINARY MEMBERS / OF THE BATTALION IN SOUTH AFRICA IN THE YEARS / 1900, 1901, 1902 / 1900 AND 1901 / (NAMES) / 1901 AND 1902 / (NAMES) / 1902 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 159
    Served and returned: 159
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 1700MM, width C 500MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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