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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Basingstoke
Town
Upton Grey
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
CHENU
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40410
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Church Rd
Upton Grey
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG25 2RB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 690 480
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MEMORIAL MADE OF "STEATITE", SOAP STONE WITH A SIMILAR APPEARANCE TO MARBLE. RELIEF ABOVE INSCRIPTION OF FIELD GUN, SWORDS AND HALBERDS.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT JOHN HENRY BEAUFOY/ OF THE 7TH REGIMENT, OR ROYAL FUSILIEERS;/ WHO FELL GLOURIOUSLY, ON THE 28TH OF JULY, 1809,/ AGED 19 YEARS AND 11 MONTHS,/ IN THE BATTLE OF TALAVERA;/ WHERE THE BATTALION TO WHICH HE BELONGED/ PARTICULARY DISTINGUISHED ITSELF:/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED,/ BY JOHN HANBURY BEAUFOY, HIS AFFLICTED FATHER.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 3 IN, height C 21 IN, width 37.5 IN
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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