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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
MESSRS HEATON, BUTLER & BAYNE (Designer)
D A SALVIATI (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th April 1903
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50428
Current location

CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ST GEORGE
Queens Av
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU11 2BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 865 519
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
CENTRE MOSAIC PANEL OF THE REREDOS AND THREE LIGHT STAINED GLASS EAST WINDOW OF THE CHURCH. FIGURES ARE DEPICTED IN EACH OF THE LIGHTS. THREE DEDICATORY OPUS SECTILE TABLETS ARE PLACED IN THE SEDILIA NICHE TO THE SIDE OF THE ALTAR. MOSAIC PANEL DEPICTS THE LAST SUPPER. THE LEFT LIGHT DEPICTS THE RESURRECTION, THE CENTRE LIGHT DEPICTS THE CRUCIFIXTION AND THE RIGHT LIGHT DEPICTS THE ASCENSION. IN THE LOWER PART OF THE LIGHTS ARE DEPICTED THE TRANSLATION OF ELIJAH, MOSES AND THE SERPENT AND SAMSON. REGIMENTAL BADGE IS DEPICTED ABOVE EACH OF THE DEDICATORY TABLETS.
Inscription
CENTRE TABLET: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICERS/ WARRANT OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ (NAMES) RIGHT HAND TABLET: AND MEN OF THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS WHO DIED DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1900-19001-1902/ (NAMES) LEFT HAND TABLET: THE EAST WINDOW IN THIS CHURCH AND THE/ CENTRE MOSAIC PANEL OF THE REREDOS ARE ERECTED./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 782
    Served and returned: 391
    Died: 391
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,place of death
    Order of information: rank,place of death,surname
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Mosaic
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Opus Sectile
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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