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Memorial details

Memorial type
Lamp or lighting
District
Cheltenham
Town
Cheltenham
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04th May 1887
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20652
Current location

Lansdown Road
Cheltenham
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2HT
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9433221778
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ORNATE STREET LAMP. BASE OF RED AND GREY GRANITE SURMOUNTED BY CHASTE IRON COLUMN WITH BRANCH OF THREE LAMPS. BASE OF METAL COLUMN BEARS TWO CHERUB-LIKE FIGURES
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ MAJOR-GENERAL/ CHARLES GEORGE GORDON/ G.B. R.E./ 1853-1885
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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