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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Northampton
Town
Northampton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Gaffin and Co
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38197
Current location

On right hand wall of front porch,
The Guildhall
St. Giles Square
Northampton
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 1DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 75580 60462
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Landscape orientated white marble tablet, mounted onto a wall mounted nowy-headed grey stone backboard. Incised inscription in black lettering. Badge of Northamptonshire in high relief at top centre of backboard.
Inscription
In Memory of Brave Men / Inhabitants of this County, and the neighbourhood of Peterborough, / Who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa, 1899 - 1902, / Their names are recorded on this tablet. / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abel, F
Allen, E G
Andrew, E
Andrew, H
Andrews, J
Bailey, W
Barrer, A F
Barringham, W
Barron, C
Battisson, T
See details for all 195 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 195
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 195
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment, rank, forename initials, surname, place of death
    Order of information: Regiment, rank, surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1350 mm, width 1750 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Northampton Borough Council
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 161 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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