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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Matabele Wars (1893-1897), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43894
Current location

ROGER KAY HALL
BURY GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Bridge St
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 800 100
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED BRASS PLAQUE WITH EMBOSSED LETTERING. THREE RED ENAMEL PANELS TO LEFT OF LETTERING DISPLAY INDIVIDUALS REGIMENTAL BADGE.
Inscription
ROBERT SHEPHERD/ COPRL 7TH (QUEENS OWN) HUSSARS/ DIED AT BULAWAYO, RHODESIA/ NOV. 18TH 1896 OF ENTERIC FEVER/ WHILE SERVING IN/ THE MATABELE CAMPAIGN/ AGED 28 YEARS/ FREDRIC WILLIAM ALMOND/ TROOPER 10TH (PRINCESS OF/ WALES) OWN HUSSATS, DIED/ OF ENTERIC FEVER JANUARY/ 26TH 1900 AT LADYSMITH, SOUTH/ AFRICA, DURING THE SIEGE./ AGED 22 YEARS./ JOHN ROTHWELL/ PRIVTE 2ND BATTALION KINGS OWN/ (ROYAL LANCASTER) REGIMENT/ DIED MAY 2ND 1900, ON HOSPITAL/ SHIP "SIMLA" IN DURBAN HARBOUR,/ FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED AT/ SPION KOP, SOUTH AFRICA,/ AGED 34 YEARS/ "DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Matabele Wars (1893-1897)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Western Front Association Bulletin by Western Front Association p20/ March 2012 'WFA Education: Schools and Remembrance 2011'

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