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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newcastle Upon Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
Maker
MESSRS CULN CAWTHORP & SONS (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25.08.1899
    Attended by: Duke of Northumberland
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48417
Current location

In the north aisle.
St Nicholas' Cathedral
St Nicholas' Churchyard
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 1PF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24973 64015
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy headed brass plaque with incised inscription in enamelled lettering. Border of alternating ogee arches and badge of the Northumberland Fusiliers at the top centre flanked by a red rose on the left and a white rose on the right.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED/ OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF 1ST BATTN. 5TH (NORTHUMBERLAND) FUSILIERS/ WHO DIED DURING, OR FROM DISEASE CONTRACTED IN/ THE SOUDAN CAMPIAGN 1898./ THIS TABLET IS ERCTED BY THEIR COMRADES/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Rank, surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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