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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Exeter
Town
Exeter
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25219

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Current location

North transept
EXETER CATHEDRAL
Exeter
Exeter
Devon
EX1 1HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 921 925
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET SET WITHIN A BRONZE FRAME WITH CONVEX PEDIMENT. TWO OUTLINE RELIEFS OF SOLDIERS, FACING OUTWARDS AND STANDING AT EASE WITH ARMS REVERSED, STAND TO THE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES OF THE FRAME. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING REGIMENTAL BADGE OF SPHINX AT THE BASE OF THE FRAME
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL/ IS PLACED HERE/ BY/ THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND PRIVATE SOLDIERS/ OF/ HER MAJESTY'S XXTH/ OR EAST DEVONSHIRE REGMT./ AS A TOKEN OF AFFECTION/ FOR THEIR COMRADES/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR/ COUNTRY/ DURING THE CRIMEAN CAMPAIGN/ OF 1854 AND 1855.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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