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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nottingham
Town
Nottingham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
27363

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Current location
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Previous locations
  • Nottingham General Hospital
    Park Row
    Nottingham
    Nottingham
    Nottinghamshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 568 398
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WALL-MOUNTED BRASS PLAQUE. INCISED RED AND BLACK LETTERING and BLACK BORDER.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ JOHN PRESTWICH M.B./ AGE 27/ MEMBER OF THE RESIDENT MEDICAL STAFF OF THIS HOSPITAL/ WHO VOLUNTEERED AS A CIVIL SURGEON IN THE BOER WAR 1899-1900 AND DIED IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY AUGT 28TH 1900/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO HIS MEMORY BY THE PRESENT MEDICAL, AND/ NURSING STAFF, AND FORMER COLLEAGUES IN THIS HOSPITAL.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Prestwich, John
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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: surname, date of death, place of death, forename, age of death, occupation, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 380MM, width 630MM
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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