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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Delyn
Town
Mold
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49738
Current location

St Mary's Parish Church
6 Church Lane
Mold
Delyn
Clwyd
CH7 1BW
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 23705 64172
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular brass plaque on top with a badge of Kings Royal Rifle Crop. Raised lettering in upper case.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ FRANCIS HOWARD RAIKES/ LIEUTENANT 2ND BATTN K.R.R./ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT LADYSMITH/ SOUTH AFRICA ON 6TH OF/ JANUARY 1900 AGED 20. ONLY SON OF/ F.W. RAIKES Q.C. AND GRANDSON/ OF HENRY RAIKES OF LLWYNEGRIN/ RESURGAM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Raikes, Francis Howard
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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