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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Bardsley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44843

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Ashton Road
Bardsley
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL8 3HX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 92918 01859
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble Tablet with a triangular head, and black inscribed lettering
Inscription
THIS TABLET/WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/IN MEMORY OF/PRIVATE SAMUEL TAYLOR/OF THE 1ST V.B. MANCHESTER REGIMENT/WHO DIED WHILE SERVING HIS QUEEN AND COUNTRY/AT GERMISTON, SOUTH AFRICA/MARCH 19TH 1901/IN HIS 31ST YEAR/FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH, LAY HOLD ON ETERNAL LIFE/1 THES VI.18
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Taylor, Samuel
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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