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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Torquay
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Founder / Foundry)
Gawthorp and Sons (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25773
Current location

The Little Theatre (formerly St Marks Church)
St Marks Road
Torquay
Torbay
Devon
TQ1 2EL
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 92546 63076
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
METAL PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION SET WITHIN AND ORNATE LANCET SHAPED FOLIATE BORDER
Inscription
QUO FATA VOCANT/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ FERDINAND GEORGE CASSON/ CAPTAIN, 2ND BATTN FIFTH FUSILIERS/ SON OF REV. GEORGE CASSON/ OF OLDECOURT, TORQUAY./ KILLED IN ACTION AT/ REDDESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA,/ 3RD OF APRIL. 1900,/ AGED 36
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Casson, Ferdinand George
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, date of death, surname, regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 42 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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