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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Portsmouth
Town
Old Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
MESSRS GAMON AND HUMPHRY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1905
    Attended by: MAJ GEN R A MONTGOMERY CVO CB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21530
Current location

PORTSMOUTH CATHEDRAL
High St
Old Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 633 994
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE LIGHT WINDOW WITH ASSOCIATED TABLET CENTRE: ARMS OF THE FOUNDER. LEFT: ARMS OF THE BOROUGH OF PORTSMOUTH. RIGHT: ARMS OF CHRIST CHURCH OXFORD
Inscription
WILLIAM SMITH M.D. LEVDEN AND OXFORD, FOUNDER, FEBRUARY 1722/ IN MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS OF PORTSMOUTH GRAMMAR/ SCHOOL WHO FOUGHT AND FELL IN THE BOER WAR 1899 - 1902/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE OLD PORTMUTHIANS WHOSE NAMES ARE/ HERE ENGRAVED, THE PAST AND PRESENT BOYS OF PORTSMOUTH GRAMMAR SCHOOL DEDICATE/ THIS WINDOW A.D. 1905/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 75 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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