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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Keighley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28463

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Current location

Junction of Lawkholme Lane and Drill St
TA Centre
Lawkholme La
Keighley
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD21 3EA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 06228 41429
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two varnished wooden boards with carved frame reported to flank and painted board bearing the Regimental Crest, but photographs c2017 depict the boards flanking a Royal Arms painted on the wall. Inscription on gold lettering.
Inscription
Left: THIRD VOLUNTEER BATTALION/ DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S/ {WEST RIDING} REGIMENT/ D, E & F COMPANIES/./ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE KEIGHLEY/ DETACHMENT, SERVED WITH HER MAJESTY'S FORCES/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN, {BOER WAR}/ 1899-1900./ (Names) Right: THIRD VOLUNTEER BATTALION/ DUKE OF WELLINGTONS/ {WEST RIDING} REGIMENT/ D E & F COMPANIES/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE KEIGHLEY/ DETACHMENT SERVED WITH HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN {BOER WAR} 1901 - 1902./ (Names)/ THE FOLLOWING SERVED IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 1902/ (NAMES)/ IN MEMORY OF/ NO 4104, PTE. WILLIAM EMMOTT, WHO DIED OF/ ENTERIC FEVRE AT WINBURG, ORANGE RIVER/ COLONY, SOUTH AFRICA, JUNE 28TH 1900
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 37
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,rank,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height C 7FT, width C 5FT
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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