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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899), First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880), Burma (19th Century)
Maker
George Frederick Bodley RA, MESSRS BARKENTIN AND KRALL, Farmer and Brindley
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1888
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30487
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-headed brass plaque set within a stone frame. Inscription in relief. Cypher "IHS" with crown at top centre. Below a wreath surmounted by a Coronet, wiothin which bugle horn within which the number "51" .
Inscription
MINDEN CORUNNA SALAMANCA VITORIA/ FUENTES D'ONOR PYRENEES NIVELLE/ TO THE MEMORY OF 3 OFFICERS AND 298 NON COMMISSIONE/ OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE (51ST) 1ST BATTALION KINGS OWN/ YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY WHO FELL IN INDIA/ FROM A.D. 1872 - 1887, INCLUDING THE CAMPAIGNS/ TOWAKI 1877 AFGHANISTAN 1878 - 1880 BURMA 1886 - 1887/ ORTHES PENINSULA ALI MUSIID/ WATERLOO PEGU AFGHANISTAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Burma (19th Century)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Monuments in York Minster by Ian Pattison and Hugh Murray pg 137 Published:Friends of York Minster October 2000

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