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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
SIR WALTER TAPPER RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30651
Current location

In South Transept
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
Square headed brass plaque mounted on a marble backboard with moulded border. Incised inscription. Coloured Regimental badge at top centre
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND/ PRIVATES OF THE XVII (QUEEN MARY'S OWN)/ HUSSARS WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 - 1902/ (NAMES)/ ON THE RETURN OF THE REGIMENT FROM THE WAR, COMRADES/ AND FRIENDS DEDICATED TWO COTTAGE HOMES TO/ THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL. SINCE THESE/ FAILED TO FULFILL THEIR OBJECTS, THEY WERE SOLD/ AND THIS MEMORIAL SUBSTITUTED. THE BALANCE/ OF THE PROCEEDS BEING DEVOTED TO THE ASSISTANCE OF/ OLD SOLDIERS OF THE REGIMENT IN TROUBLE IN DISTRESS/ OCTOBER 1914
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldous, Hs
Arnold, A
Baigent, A
Baldwin, W
Batten, A
Birkenshaw, F
Birkett, W
Birmingham, F
Brockwell, C
Brooks, E
See details for all 95 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 98
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Published:Friends of York Minster October 2000 pg 155

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