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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harrogate
Town
Knaresborough
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29982

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Current location

St Johns Church
The Parsonage
Knaresborough
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34713 57182
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted brass plaque. Incised black lettering. Decorative border.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF JAMES JOSEPH COLLINS/ LIEUT. COLONEL 60TH ROYAL RIFLES, 4TH SON/ OF WILLIAM COLLINS OF KIRKMAN BANK, WHO/ DIED AT NARI BANK, SIBI, BELOOCHISTAN,/ 8TH OCT 1880, AGED 43 FROM DISEASE BROUGHT/ ON BY HARDSHIPS WHILE COMMANDING THE/ 2ND BATN. OF HIS REGT. THROUGH THE AFGHAN/ WAR 1879-80. HE WAS BURIED AT LEATHERHEAD,/ SURREY (IN THE CHURCHYARD)/ 3RD FEB 1881
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Collins, James Joseph
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Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, place of burial, manner of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 458MM, width 760MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • 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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