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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th October 1899
    Attended by: MAJ GEN SIR RICHARD WESTMACOTT KCB DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30488
Current location

Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Chapel
York Minster
Deangate
York
York
North Yorkshire
England

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

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Description
RECTANGULAR-HEADED BRASS PLAQUE SET WITHIN AN ORNATE WHITE MARBLE SURROUND. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF WREATH WITH BUGLE WITHIN IT AND CROWN AT THE TOP. TWO ANGELS CARVED ON THE SURROUND FLANK THE PLAQUE WITH FOLIATE DESIGN AROUND THE TOP OF THE BORDER
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES/ 2 BATT, KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY WHO/ WERE KILLED IN ACTION ON SHIN AMAD PASS/ TIRAH, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER 29TH JANAURY 1898/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND PRIVATE, PAST AND PRESENT OF THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amery, J
Ashby, Ah
Axleby, We
Bailey, J
Beeley, A
Bend, S
Bend, S
Cantrill, R
Corbidge, H
Corrigan, W
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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