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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Warwick
Town
Warwick
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38555
Current location

St. Mary's Church
Church Street
Warwick
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 2815664958
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque attached to a wall mounted marble backboard.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ MAJOR AND HON: L. COLONEL/ A.E. THURSBY/ 5TH BATT - THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT/ (1ST WARWICK MILITIA)/ WHO DIED AT SUTHERLAND, CAPE COLONEY/ OF ENTERIC FEVER MARCH 7TH 1902/ WHILST ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ WITH THE BATTALION./ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY HIS/ BROTHER OFFICERS BY WHOM HE WAS/ UNIVERSALLY BELOVED AND REGRETTED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thursby, A. E.
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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, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, surname, manner of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height c 1100 mm, width c 800 mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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