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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50333

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Current location

ALL SAINTS ROYAL GARRISON CHURCH
Farnborough Rd
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU11 1QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 861 506
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A MARBLE BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING. Cross incised at centre of plaque, arms of which support an incised gothic gable arch pediment. Flanked by two columns which support the arms of the cross and hence also the pediment. Names are ordered by Troop.
Inscription
VI/ DG/ SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE/ 6TH DRAGOON GUARDS THE CARABINIERS/ WHO DIED DURING THE CAMPAIGN IN/ AFGHANISTAN 1879 - 1880/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,additional
    Order of information: additional,rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • ROYAL GARRISON CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • 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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