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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fenland
Town
Doddington
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3558
Current location

On north wall
St Marys Church
Church La
Doddington
Fenland
Cambridgeshire
PE15 0SP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 40026 90555
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque with Union Flag and Royal Standard surmounted by a Monarchial Crown at top. Thick line border with greek key at each corner
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / PTE ARTHUR FROST / THORNEYCROFTS MTD. INFT. / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION / AT SPION KOP SOUTH AFRICA / JANUARY 24TH 1900 / AGE 22 YEARS / ERECTED BY FAMILY FRIENDS / "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Frost, Arthur
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 305MM, width 305MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade II*
  • 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
Public
Details: Family and friends
Reference
  • BAK 93

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