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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Maker
SIR WALTER TAPPER RA (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st March 1913
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR ARTHUR WYNNE KCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30473
Current location

Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Chapel
York Minster
Deangate
York
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 7JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 60331 52179
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR WHITE MARBLE TABLET SET WITHIN A ORNATE BLACK STONE FRAME IT IS SUPPORTED BY TWO MARBLE SHAFTS OF FLORIATED DESIGN WHICH SUPPORT A CORNICE. INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTERING AND BATTLE HONOURS IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE COLUMNS DECORATIVE BRONZE DIE AT THE BASE WITH SMALL ROUND GLASS CASE SET WITHIN IT WITH PENINSULA MEDAL WITH EIGHT CLASPS SET WITHIN IT
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED IN 1913 BY/ THE KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY/ TO THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS AND NON/ COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF THE 51ST/ LIGHT INFANTRY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY IN THE WARS OF 1808 - 1814/ (NAMES)/ ALSO 640 RANK AND FILE OF THE/ REGIMENT WHOSE NAMES INSCRIBED ON A PARCHMENT ROLL ARE DEPOSITED WITH/ THE MINSTER AUTHORITIES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, James
Beecham, Joseph
Bloomfield, James Henry
Braund, John
Butcher, Thomas
Chamley, Thomas Keppe
Curson, Andrew
Dodd, Robert
Douglas, Charles Aytoyne
Downs, James
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Published:Friends of York Minster October 2000

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