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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wrexham
Town
Marchwiel
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49855

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Current location

St Marcellas Church
Wrexham Rd
Marchwiel
Wrexham
Clwyd
LL13 0PR
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ35734772
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Oval stone tablet with black lettering
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ VICTOR JOSEPH YORKE/ AGED 23 YEARS/ LIEUT R A ENGINEERS/ SON OF SIMON YORKE ERDDIG/ HAVING SERVED ALL THROUGH THE ZULU CAMPAIGN/ AND SUBSEQUENTLY IN THE BASUTO'S REBELLION./ HE WAS KILLED BY THE ENEMY'S PICKET APRIL 6TH 1881/ HIS BODY WAS INTERRED AT / PALMIETFONTEIN / SOUTH AFRICA.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, unit and details of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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