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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899), Ashanti Wars (1823-1900), 19th Century Wars (1800-1899), Somaliland Campaign (1900-1920)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50473
Current location

SOUTH AISLE
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
SIX IDENTICAL TREFOIL HEADED RED MARBLE TABLETS SET WITHIN A PORTLAND STONE FRIEZE. CARVED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTERING.
Inscription
BASE OF FRIEZE: ARMY SERVICE CORPS TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES THESE TABLETS HAVE BEEN ERECTED TABLET ONE AND TWO: NILE 1884-5-6/ (NAMES) TABLET THREE AND FOUR: SUAKIM 1885-6/ (NAMES) TABLET FIVE: ASHNATI/ (NAME)/ DONGOLA 1896/ (NAMES)/ MASHONALAND 1896/ (NAME)/ CRETE 1897/ (NAME)/ WEST COAST OF AFRICA/ (NAME) TABLET SIX: NILE 1898/ (NAMES)/ SOMALILAND 1904/ (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 124
    Served and returned: 62
    Died: 62
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died
    Order of information: year died,rank
  • Ashanti Wars (1823-1900)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 3
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of death
    Order of information: year died,place of death,rank
  • Somaliland Campaign (1900-1920)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height C 680MM, width C 310MM
    Materials: Marble - Red
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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