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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester
Town
Handbridge
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
JONES AND WILLIS LTD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18190
Current location

On the North wall of the Nave
St Mary Without Walls Church
Overleigh Rd
Handbridge
Chester
Cheshire
CH4 7HL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 40686 65465
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING. DOUBLE LINE BORDER AROUND THE EDGE WITH RED AND BLACK CROSS DESIGN WITHIN IT
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN MEMORY OF / SERGEANT W. JAMES 1ST. BATT: CHESHIRE REGIMENT / AGED 27 / WHO DIED WHILST ON A SHOOTING EXPEDITION / NEAR KHADERAPETT, MADRAS / AND WAS FOUND ON / JUNE 10TH 1895 / "FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH" / "THE TIME IS SHORT" / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER SERGEANTS / AS A TOKEN OF ESTEEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
James, W
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 18IN, width 32IN
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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