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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Devon
Town
Ilfracombe
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
WARD AND HUGHES
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46075
Current location

South wall of nave
Holy Trinity Church
Church Hill
Ilfracombe
North Devon
Devon
EX34 8BL
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 51396 47306
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE WITH BLACK COLOURED BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN RED AND BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ ERNEST DE COURCY DICKINSON CORPORAL IMPERIAL LIGHT HORSE THIRD SON OF/ CHARLES HAMMOND DICKINSON J.P. OF ILFRACOMBE BORN IN THIS PARISH/ 13TH MAY 1879 KILLED IN ACTION ON WAGON HILL LADYSMITH SOUTH AFRICA 6TH JAN 1900
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,rank, date of death, regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 240mm, width 1070mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 380mm, width 1210mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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