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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
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48442
Current location

St Nicholas' Cathedral
St Nicholas' Churchyard
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 1PF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24986 64008
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque mounted on a black backboard. Incised inscription in enameled red and black letter and alternate red and white Tudor Rose border.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT WALTER BANKS-WRIGHT,/ FIFTH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS/ WHO DIED OF FEVER AT BENARES, INDIA,/ ON THE 17TH JULY 1894, AGED TWENTY SEVEN YEARS./ ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS./ "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might."/Eccl 9:10
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks-wright, Walter
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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