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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
J W BENSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1903
    Attended by: HENRY WHITEHEAD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23185
Current location

FIRST FLOOR ART GALLERY
MUSEUM AND ART GALLERIES
Moss St
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 800 100
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A DOUBLE-HANDLED CUP, WITH MAHOGONY BASE. A SILVER PLATE ON THE BASE LISTS THE FOUR COMPANIES WHO TOOK PART. ALL IS CONTAINED IN A GLASS CASE.
Inscription
PRESENTED TO THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION OF BURY BY HENRY WHITEHEAD OF HASLAM HEY AS A LASTING RECORD OF PATRIOTISM SHOWN BY THOSE MEMBERS OF THE 1ST VOLUNTEER BATTALION LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR AND TOOK PART IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1900-1902.
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
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 600MM, width 250MM
    Materials: Silver
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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