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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Ware
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Christopher W Whall
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 Dec.1905
    Attended by: FM Lord Methuen GCB GCMG GCVO GCB CB CMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40250
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
High St
Ware
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG12
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 356 145
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE ON COLOUREDMARBLE BACKBOARD
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN / SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902 / THIS WINDOW WAS ERECTED BY ANNE ELIZABETH CROFT / AS A THANK OFFERING FOR THE SAFE RETURN / OF A SON DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED/(names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1410MM, width 710MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade I
  • 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
Private
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.82 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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