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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fareham
Town
Fareham
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
W H CHURCHER AND SON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49769
Current location

West wall of nave.
Holy Trinity Church
West Street
Fareham
Fareham
Hampshire
PO16 0EH
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 5756206169
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
UPPER TABLET IS FORMED OF A RECTANGULAR WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH RECESSED SIDES SURMOUNTED BY A TRIANGULAR PEDIMENT ON A MOULDED CORNICE. BELOW IT IS A SMALLER RECTANGULAR WHITE MARBLE TABLET. BOTH TABLETS ARE MOUNTED ONTO THE SAME BLACK MARBLE BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION ON BOTH IN PAINTED BLACK LETTERING. FIELD GUN CARVED IN RELIEF ON THE PEDIMENT OF THE UPPER TABLET.
Inscription
UPPER TABLET: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ JOHN BARRON,/ 2ND. LIEUT. 1ST. HEAVY ARTILLERY BRIGADE,/ WHO DIED OF ENTERIC FEVER/ AT FORT FAREHAM, APRIL 5TH 1907,/ AGED 21 YEARS./ TO THE DEEP REGRET OF HIS/ BRITHER OFFICERS LOWER TABLET: ALSO OF/ (NURSE) LILIAN DERHAM/ WHO ATTENDED HIM IN HIS ILLNESS,/ AND DIED OF THE SAME DISEASE,/ ON THE 29TH APRIL 1907.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 60MM, height 690MM, width 640MM
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25MM, height 1015MM, width 790MM
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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