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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Goudhurst
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16296
Current location

St Mary's Church
Goudhurst
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN17 1BL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 72380 37812
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL PLAQUE WITH FIGURE OF A LANCER IN MOURNING POSE WITH HEAD BOWED, AND A CROSS AND THE MOUNTAINS OF INDIA BEHIND HIM. QUEENS ROYAL LANCERS BADGE ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ JOHN GORDON STIRLING DSO/ 9TH LANCERS/ BORN IN LONDON MAY 28TH 1874/ DIED AT SIALKOTE, INDIA, MAY 22ND 1902/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED AS A/ TRIBUTE OF AFFECTION BY HIS/ BROTHER OFFICERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Stirling, John Gordon
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Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames,place of birth,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 750MM, width 1020MM
    Materials: Cast Iron
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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