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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
George Frederick Bodley RA (Designer)
Lawrence A Turner FSA (Mason)
MESSRS BARKENTIN AND KRALL (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd June 1903
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR ARTHUR WYNNE KCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30489
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
Tthree brass plaques within ornate alabaster frame. Inscription in relief. Four brass figures flank the central plaque. Cornice above each plaque with tracery above. Crown and shield at top centre. Figures of St Michael, St George, Gideon and Joshua.
Inscription
CENTRE PANEL: ROLL OF OFFICERS/ WARRANT OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED/ OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE KING'S OWN/ YORKSHIRE LIGHT/ INFANTRY WHO HAVE/ BEEN KILLED IN/ ACTION OR WHO HAVE/ DIED FROM WOUNDS/ OR DISEASE IN SOUTH/ AFRICA DURING/ THE SOUTH AFRICAN/ CAMPAIGN 1899 - 1902/ LINE BATTALION/ (NAMES) LEFT AND RIGHT HAND PANEL: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 138
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 138
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, surname, forenames
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER, YORK MINSTER
  • 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
Costs

Memorial: £441/9/-

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Monuments in York Minster by Ian Pattison and Hugh Murray pg 153 Published:Friends of York Minster October 2000

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