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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ipswich
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4598
Current location

St Matthews Church
Portman Rd
Ipswich
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2AX
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 15813 44732
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed brass plaque mounted on stone background. Crest on top centre. Engraved letters in black and red.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ ALFRED HENRY MAY,/ 1ST V B SUFFK. REGT,/ WHO DIED AT GERMISTON,/ SOUTH AFRICA, AUG 3RD 1900,/ WHILE ON ACTIVE SERVICE./ ERECTED BY/ HIS BROTHER CHORISTERS/ OF ST MATTHEW'S CHOIR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
May, Alfred Henry
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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, regiment, place of death, date of death, manner of death, aditional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 550mm, width 400mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • SUFFOLK REVIEW - THE BOER WAR MEMORIALS OF SUFFOLK by THOMAS, GWYN 27 Source: Media Library NIWMN Published:SUFFOLK LOCAL HISTORY COUNCIL AUTUMN 1999 IPSWICH

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