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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Thurston
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Army & Navy Auxiliary Cooperative Society Ltd (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4866

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Current location

St. Peters Church
Church Road
Thurston
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP31 3RU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 92905 65259
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ NO 4260 PTE E STEWARD/ 1ST KINGS DRAGOON GUARDS/ DIED IN SOUTH AFRICA/ FEBRUARY 7TH 1903/ ERECTED BY HIS SORROWING FAMILY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Steward, E
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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: number, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: as above
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 254mm, width 381mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
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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