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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Falklands Conflict (1982)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50458
Current location

IN THE EASTERN WINDOW RECESS ON THE NORTH WALL OF THE LADY CHAPEL
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
PAINTED FIGURE OF OUR LADY OF LÚJAN WITH SUNBURST BEHIND HER. DEDICATORY METAL PLAQUE ON A WOODEN BACKBOARD PLACED BELOW THE FIGURE. FOLIATE DESIGN PAINTED ONTO THE CLOAK OF THE FIGURE
Inscription
PLAQUE: THE ARGENTINIANS INVADED THE FALKLAND ISLANDS IN 1982/ AND BROUGHT WITH THEM THIS STATUE OF OUR LADY OF LÚJAN/ AFTER THEIR SURRENDER THEY LEFT THIS STATUE WITH THE/ PREFECT APOSTOLIC, MGR DAN SPRAGGON/ HE PRESENTED IT TO FR ALFRED HAYES CF(RC) WHO WAS WITH/ THE BRITISH FORCES THROUGHOUT THE CAMPAIGN./ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED FIGURE: FLIA.BENSO./ NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LUJÁN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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