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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Wansdyke
Town
Midsomer Norton
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31818

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Current location

BY A STREAM NEAR THE SCHOOL
Somervale Secondary School
Redfield Road
Midsomer Norton
Wansdyke
Avon
BA3 2HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST6629754062
Denomination: Undefined

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Inscription
IN MEMORY OF FREDERICK STUKELY SAVAGE / MAJOR 86TH REGIMENT FORMERLY OF THE 68TH LIGHT INFANTRY / IN WHICH HE SERVED THROUGHOUT THE CRIMEAN CAMPAIGN AND RECEIVED FOR HIS SERVICES / THE CRIMEAN AND SEVASTOPOL MEDALS WITH CLASPS. / THE ORDER OF THE MEDJIDIE AND BREVET MAJORITY. / HE DIED MARCH 31ST 1866. / THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY HIS MOTHER WHO, IN ACCORDANCE WITH HIS WISHES HAS ENDEVOURED TO IMPROVE THE SPRING FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE POOR OF THIS PARISH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 20 FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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