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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Sandbach
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42893

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Current location

BRADWELL CHAPEL
ST MARYS CHURCH
High St
Sandbach
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 759 607
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH BLACK SLATE MOUNT. NOWY-HEADED, WITH BLACK LETTERING. RELIEF AT TOP OF TABLET OF CROSS WITH ANCHOR ENTWINED WITH LEAVES.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ CHARLES ERNEST,/ SON OF J.W. AND S. MINSHAW,/ OF H.M.S. POWERFUL/ WHO DIED AT LADYSMITH, SOUTH AFRICA/ FEBRUARY 25TH 1900,/ AGED 20 YEARS./ HE FOUGHT THE FIGHT, THE VICTORY WON/ AND ENTERED INTO REST.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 860 MM, width 610 MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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