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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32020
Current location

On north wall of north aisle
near the entrance to the Broome Chapel.
St Mary the Virgin Church
High St
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 4BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51605 06273
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lancet-headed brass plaque with incised painted inscription in black and red. incised folaite border with Battle Honours to each side. Badge of the 43rd Regiment at top.
Inscription
THIS TABLET/ IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND MEN OF THE 1ST BATTN OXFORDSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY TO THE/ MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES WHO DIED IN BELOOCHISTAN BETWEEN/ 1ST MAY 1885 AND 1ST MARCH 1886/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 91
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 91
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 6FT, width C 4FT
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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