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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Towcester
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15043
Current location

St. Lawrence's Church
Chantry Lane
Towcester
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN12 6YY
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 69408 48699
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted brass plaque with etched Tommy at top left and Highlander at top right, on wooden backboard. Inscription in faded red, and black
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE YEOMEN AND SOLDIERS WHOSE NAMES/ ARE INSCRIBED BELOW AND OF ALL OTHERS IN THE/ DISTRICT WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF/ WOUNDS OR DISEASE IN THE FAITHFUL DISCHARGE OF THEIR DUTY/ TO THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 - 1902/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, Charles
Bennett, E.
Dancer, F.
Holland, Charles
Hopkins, F.
Moore, J.
Norman, W. F.
Simmonds, E. L.
Tarry, F.
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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