Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Northampton
Town
Northampton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; First (1880-1881)
Maker
Messrs Meyer & Co (Glazier)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42228

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Current location

Holy Sepulchre Church
Church Lane
Northampton
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 3NL
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 75374 60936
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Five brass plaques and four lance stain glass windows covering the entire west end of the outer north aisle of the church.
Inscription
PLAQUE: ERECTED/ BY THE OFFICERS,/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS,/ AND MEN/ OF THE 58TH REGIMENT,/ IN MEMORY/ OF THEIR COMRADES/ WHO WERE KILLED/ IN ACTION, AND DIED IN/ SOUTH AFRICA/ 1879-1880-1881-1882-1883 PLAQUE: KILLED IN ACTION/ IN INHLOBANE,/ ON THE 28TH MARCH,/ 1879/ (NAME)/ KILLED IN ACTION/ IN ULUNDI/ ON 4TH JULY, 1879/ (NAME)/ DIED OF WOUNDS/ RECEIVED IN ACTION/ AT ULUNDI/ (NAME)/ KILLED IN ACTION AT LAING'S-NEK, 28TH JANUARY 1881/ (NAMES)/ DIED OF WOUNDS RECIEVED IN ACTION AT LAING'S-NEK/ (NAMES) PLAQUE: KILLED/ AT STANDERTON/ ON THE 29TH DEC 1880/ (NAMES)/ KILLED IN ACTION/ AT INGOGO,/ ON THE 8TH FEB., 1881/ (NAMES)/ DIED OF WOUNDS/ RECEIVED IN ACTION/ AT WAKKERSTROOM/ (NAMES)/ KILLED IN ACTION AT AMAJUBA, 27TH FEBRUARY, 1881/ (NAMES)/ DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AT AMAJUBA/ (NAMES)/ DIED/ (NAMES) PLAQUE FOUR: DIED AT MAURITUS IN 1882-3/ (NAMES)/ DIED IN SOUTH AFRICA AND AT SEA 1883-4-5 PLAQUE FIVE: (LISTS HONOURS)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; First (1880-1881)
    Total names on memorial: 191
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 191
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 970mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE
  • 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
Costs

Comments: Funded by the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and the Men of the 58th Regiment.
Memorial: £160

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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