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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wyre Forest
Town
Chaddesley Corbett
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1903
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32303
Current location

St Cassians Churchyard
The Village
Chaddesley Corbett
Wyre Forest
Hereford And Worcester
DY10 4SD
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 89133 73575
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ancient churchyard cross with three-stepped square plinths surmounted by pedestal, shaft and market-style cross. Carved inscription on the front face of the pedestal. Crucifix on the 9 o'clock face of the cross; angel carved on the 3 o'clock face.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ HENRY CAIRNS OLDNALL CAPTAIN R.F.A./ WHO WAS KILLED AT JAKOBSBERG SOUTH AFRICA JANUARY 29 1901/ THIS MEMORIAL CROSS WAS RESTORED 1903
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 7000MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
1903: AS PART OF THE RESTORATION, THE SHAFT AND CROSS REPLACED THE SUNDIAL PILLAR WHICH HAD STOOD ON THE BASE OF WHAT WAS ORIGINALLY A CROSS. THE ORIGINAL CROSS HAD DISAPPEARED AT SOME POINT 2000: INSCRIPTION IS BADLY ERODED IN SOME PARTS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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