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Current location

St Paul's Church
St Pauls Square
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK40 1SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 04979 49680
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed brass plaque set on a dark grey marble backboard , with a border of ivy with leaves and berries . At the top the badge of the Bedfordshire Regiment below that the dedication and listing of the campaigns all the lettering incised and coloured black .
Inscription
BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT / RAISED 1688 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF / THE OFFICERS, N.C.OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT WHO WERE KILLED, OR WHO DIED IN THE UNDERMENTIONED CAMPAIGNS, THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, N.C.OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE REGIMENT PAST AND PRESENT LEFT-HAND COLUMN: 1689 ACTION AT WALLCOURT / 1692 BATTLE OF STEENKIRK / 1692 BATTLE OF LANDEN / 1695 SIEGE OF NAMUR / 1702 SIEGES OF VENLOO, RUREMONDE & STEVENSWART / 1702 STORMING OF THE CITADEL OF LIEGE / 1703 CAPTURE OF THE FORTRESS OF HUY / 1704 STORMING OF THE SCHELLENBERG HEIGHTS / 1704 BATTLE OF BLENHEIM / 1706 BATTLE OF RAMILLIES MIDDLE COLUMN: 1708 BATTLE OF OUDENARDE / 1708 SIEGE OF LISLE / 1709 SIEGE OF TOURNAI / 1709 BATTLE OF MALPLAQUET / 1710 SIEGE OF DOUAY / 1710 SIEGE OF AIRE / 1711 PASSING OF THE LINES AT ARLEUX / 1711 SIEGE OF BOUCHAIN / 1741 SIEGE OF CARTEGNA S.AM. / 1779 BATON ROUGE AMERICA RIGHT-HAND COLUMN: 1779 DEFENCE OF SAVANNAH / 1781 DEFENCE OF PENSACOLA / 1795 MAROON WAR JAMAICA / 1804 CAPTURE OF SURINAM / 1866 FENIAN RAID CANADA / 1892 ISAZAI FIELD FORCE / 1895 STORMING OF THE MALAKAND PASS RELIEF OF CHITRAL / 1900 / 1901 / 1902 / SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 17th Century Wars (1600-1699)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • American Revolution (1776-1783)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 18th Century Wars (1700-1799)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Spanish Succession (1701-1714)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 690MM, width 1080MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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