Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Lakeland
Town
Kendal
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
427

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Current location

West wall.
St George's Church
Castle Street
Kendal
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA9 7AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 51959 92952
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden framed, brass plaque with a raised decorative edge and a latin cross at the top.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / W.W.BOLTON / BORN IN THIS PARISH 22ND OPCTOBER 1871 / HE WAS A COLONEL IN SOUTH AFRICA AND WAS KILLED IN A RISING OF NATIVES IN DECEMBER 1896 / HE IS BURIED AT PHOKWANI IN BRITISH BECHUANALAND
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bolton, Ww
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Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of birth,place of burial,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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