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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salisbury
Town
Salisbury
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24029
Current location

NAVE WALL
SALISBURY CATHEDRAL
Bishops Walk
Salisbury
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 14292 29532
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large rectangular copper plaque , curved pediment at top , pilasters at each side , convex curved base with three rectangular panels inset. The left hand panel bears the date 1900 , the right hand panel bears the date 1903 and the centre panel has a badge consisting of a shield within a wreath surmounted by a crown all enamelled in multiple colours . Below the pediment a circular plaque in white metal set into the copper. On this In low relief , at left an angel reaching out to a semi clothed figure . At either side of this a part of the commemoration .Below is a brass rectangular panel divided horizontally into five panels of dissimilar sizes containing , from top , the dedication , then the titles of the four units commemorated , each with its badge in low relief at top left of the panel , the bottom panel bearing an additional badge at bottom right . The badges are in white metal in low relief with a background of crimson enamel .The wording on all five panels is in white metal and records the names of officers and a numerical record of other ranks and is raised on a background of blue enamel .
Inscription
First part . THROUGH DEATH IMMORTAL FAME Second Part . DEDICATED BY WILTSHIRE MEN/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS/ NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS /AND MEN BELONGING TO THIS COUNTY/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES /DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR./ Third part .1ST BATTALION IMPERIAL YEOMANRY /NAMES /AND 44 NON-COMMISSIONED /OFFICERS AND MEN / Fourth part .2ND BATTALION WILTSHIRE REGIMENT/NAMES /AND 126 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN / Fifth Part .THIRD MILITIA BATTALION/WILTSHIRE REGIMENT/13 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN / Sixth part .VOLUNTEER SERVICE COMPANY /OF THE WILTSHIRE REGIMENT/NAMES/AND 12 NON-COMMISSIONED /OFFICERS AND MEN/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, W
Browne, J C
Clarke, W W J
Fowler, J
Hustings, M
Luce, W C
Macmullen, F R
Mellish, L O F
Rogers, H P
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper, Enamel, Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

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