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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Wilstead
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Maker
O. S. Ruddock of Pimlico, London (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1706
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Road
Wilstead
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK45 3HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 06268 43488
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted memorial comprising a white marble tablet attached to a two-concave-cornered, shouldered nowy-headed black marble backboard. Head of tablet incorporates a carved decoration of two draped flags on crossed spears. The tablet contains four concave (scalloped) corners and bears an incised inscription infilled with black paint.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / DE LACY DAYRELL PASSY / CAPTAIN 4TH REGIMENT MADRAS PIONEERS, / WHO WAS BORN IN THIS PARISH, JUNE 6TH 1852, / DIED WHILST SERVING WITH HIS REGIMENT / AT DULOJAL, IN AFGHANISTAN, / FEBRUARY 3RD 1886. / ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS / AS A TOKEN OF THEIR ESTEEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Passy, De Lacy Dayrell
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Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, place of birth, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, place of birth, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, date of death, additional
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 770 mm, width 990 mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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