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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tamworth
Town
Tamworth
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13721
Current location

St Editha's Church
Church Street
Tamworth
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B79 7DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 2074004077
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED LETTERING IN BLACK AND LINE BORDER. INITIAL LETTERS OF SOME WORDS ARE IN RED. CREST IN THE UPPER CENTRE PART OF THE PLAQUE REGIMENTAL CREST AT THE TOP
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY OF / PTE. H. JOHNSON / (TAMWOTH) / OF "C" COMPANY, 2ND V. B. PRINCE OF WALES NORTH STAFFROD REGT. / WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY / SOUTH AFRICA 15 MAY 1901 / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS NON COMMISSIONED / OFFICER'S & MEN OF THE ACTIVE SERVICE & "C" COMPANY / "THOU HAST FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,additional
    Order of information: rank,regiment,place of death,year died,additional
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST EDITHA
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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