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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Cheltenham
Town
Cheltenham
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
R L Boulton & Sons
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06th April 1904
    Attended by: Chaplain General to the Forces
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20682
Current location

Cheltenham College
Bath Road
Cheltenham
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL53 7LE
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 94862 21513
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone reredos with many carved figures, grouped in themes. Central to the screen is a figure of Christ on cross. Figures include martyrs of the early church, renown archbishops, representatives of the national bible and prayer book and English christian worthies. Also included are representatives of science, arts, professions and occupations as well and administrators, soldiers, teachers. finally likenesses of figures from literature learning and leisure; Shakespeare, Milton, Bunyan, Scott, Butler
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF OLD CHELTONIANS WHO FELL IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR OF 1899-1902
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: height C 24 FT, width C 34 FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £1459

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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