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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hertsmere
Town
Aldenham
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19378
Current location

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Church La
Aldenham
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
WD2 8BE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 139 989
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ELABORATE STONE TABLET WITH RED EDGE AND FLORAL PATTERNS. INSCRIPTION IN GOTHIC LETTERING MOUNTED BY FLOREAT CROSS.
Inscription
IN THE NAME OF THE BLESSED TRINITY AND TO DEAR MEMORY OF RICHARD CHARLES BARNETT LIEUTENANT 1ST BATTALION KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS. SON OF CHARLES EDWARD AND ROSA BARNETT OF EDGE GROVE ALDENHAM WHO FELL IN COMMAND OF HIS COMPANY AT THE BATTLE OF DUNDEE - NATAL IN THE BOER WAR ON THE 11TH DAY OF OCTOBER 1900 AGED 1900 AGED 23 YEARS. LOVE IS ALL AND DEATH IS NOUGHT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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