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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Rochester
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16491

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Current location

North quire aisle
Rochester Cathedral
High Street
Rochester
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME1 1SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 74290 68520
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A tall rectangular brass plaque on a wooden back-board. The plaque has a simple engraved flower and leaf border with the crest at the top and a symbol at the base.
Inscription
Sacred to the memory of / the undermentioned Officers, / N. C. Officers Dr. & Ptes of the Battalion / of Royal Marine Light Infantry. / who were killed in action / or died of their wounds or disease, / whilst serving their Queen and Country / in Egypt in the Campaign of 1882 // Chatham Divn. / Lieut. Colvin. Corpls. Branson. Love. Speedy. Dr. Gunn. / Ptes. Richard. Cross. Hall. Baxter. Bildham. Shepherd. Dare, Platten. Power. Day. Rutter. George, Hudson, Jones. / Spiers. Gilbert. Temple. Gillies. Payne. Stock. Maloney. Elliott. / Burham. Corbin. Lewis. Robinson. Hallowes. Cutcliffe. Stoliday . Portsmouth Divn. / Major Strong. Sergts. Jervis. Laker. Corpl. Lancaster. / Ptes. Castle. Owen. Murray. Ellis. Hicks. Smith. Halbert. Shattock. Pye. Routledge. Bunn. Haynes. Baker. // Plymouth Divn. / Capt. Wardell. Lieuts. Parkinson & Coke. / Corpl. Brown. Ptes. Steward. Jenkins. Butler. / Warren. Johnson. Dean. Napper. Ingram. // This Tablet is erected by the Officers / of the Battalion in remembrance / of their Departed Comrades. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Division, rank surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • A SHORT GUIDE TO THE SERVICE MEMORIALS OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL by TRETT, R J Source: Image Library NIWM Published:THE FRIENDS OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1990

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