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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1969
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23196
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Market Place
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 800 100
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
COLOURED REGIMENT BADGE ON TOP. QUEEN'S AND REGIMENTAL COLOURS ARE PRESENT.
Inscription
TO HONOUR THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS OF ALL RANKS WHO SERVED IN PEACE AND WAR. THE REGIMENT RAISED BY SIR JOHN PENNINGTON IN 1688 BECAME THE 20TH OR E. DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT OF FUSILIERS, 1702 AND LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS IN 1881. ON ST. GEORGE'S DAY 1968 THE REGIMENT JOINED WITH 5,6 AND 7 FUSILIER REGIMENTS TO FORM THE ROYAL REGIMENET OF FUSILIERS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1600MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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