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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37651
Current location

Leicester Cathedral
Peacock Lane
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 5DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 58481 04446
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted brass plaque with engraved lettering. Uniformed Servicemen in relief, around border.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS / OF 1ST BATT-17th OF THE (LEICESTERSHIRE) REGIMENT / OF FOOT WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN / THE AFGHANISTAN CAMPAIGN 1878 - 1879. / (NAMES) / This tablet is erected by / The officers and soldiers / Of the Battalion.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 2000 mm, width c 1000 mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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