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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Woking
Town
Byfleet
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23533
Current location

WEST WALL OF THE SOUTH AISLE
ST MARYS CHURCH
Church Rd
Byfleet
Woking
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 063 603
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUARE TABLET CONTAINING A FIGURE OF VICTORY IN RELIEF ABOVE INSCRIPTION STANDING IN FRONT OF A NAVAL GUN
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ FREDERICK G EDGERTON/ GUNNERY LIEUTENANT OF/ H.M.S POWERFUL WHO WHILE/ SERVING WITH THE NAVAL BRIGADE IN LADYSMITH/ WAS MORTALLY WOUNDED/ BY A SHELL ON NOV 2ND 1899/ AND DIED THAT EVENING/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/ BY SOME OF HIS MANY/ FRIENDS IN THE ROYAL NAVY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1120MM, width 700MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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