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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Macclesfield
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42803

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Current location

Plot A
Macclesfield Cemetery
Prestbury Road
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK10 3BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 90730 74445
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk with carved urn at the top.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ CLEMINSON/ YOUNGEST SON OF THOMAS HINE/ AGED 29 YEARS/ ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED AT DURBAN,/ SOUTH AFRICA AUGUST 12TH 1879,/ WHEN ABOUT TO EMBARK WITH HIS REGIMENT/ (1-13TH LIGHT INFANTRY)/ IN THE SHIP EUPHRATES FOR ENGLAND/ AFTER PASSING SAFELY THROUGH/ THE ZULU WAR./ HIS BODY WAS INTERRED AT DURBAN/ CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONOUR ON THE 15TH AUGUST
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hine, Cleminson
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2500MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
MACCLESFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL

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