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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Preston
Town
Goosnargh
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3351
Current location

Inside the Church.
St Mary the Virgin Parish Church
Mill Lane
Goosnargh
Preston
Lancashire
PR3 2BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 55949 36925
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet in its own frame: the whole is encased in a wooden outer frame, made of oak. A rectangular gery marble tablet bears the inscription set into a brown marble scrolled frame. The tablet is mounted and framed in oak that forms a grooved rail on each side extended above and below the horizontals and finished with a billeted heading. Lettering roman incised capitals. The capitals and frames are infilled with red paint, the remainder black.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/TROOPER ERNEST BELL,/AGED 25,/15TH KING'S HUSSARS,/WHO WHILE ON DUTY WAS DROWNED/IN CROSSING THE RIVER JUMNA, INDIA/JUNE 26. 1909./THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS./NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF/THE C SQUADRON OF HIS REGIMENT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Ernest
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 795mm, width 830mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Frame
    Measurements: height c 1000mm, width c 1000mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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