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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Sandy
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1775

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Current location

St Swithun's Church
School Ln
Sandy
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
SG19 1AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 17394 49068
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed plaque with decorated edge
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF FRANCIS ALEXANDER KINGLAKE FOSTER / 2ND LT. KOSB ONLY SON OF EDWARD JOHN FOSTER & MARY HIS WIFE / HE WAS SHOT BY THE ENEMY FEB 12 1890 WHILE ON ACTIVE SERVICE WITH HIS REGIMENT / ON THE CHIN LUSHAI EXPEDITION UPPER BURMA IN THE 23RD YEAR OF HIS AGE / HIS BODY RESTS IN TAUNGTEK ON THE CHIN HILLS / "UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Kinglake Foster, Francis Alexander
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Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname, rank, regiment, relationships, manner of death, date of death, place of death, age of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 380 mm, width 1000 mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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