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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 November 1911
    Attended by: Major General H.M. Lawson performed the unveiling
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 November 1911
    Attended by: The Chaplain General performed the dedication
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Lost
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WM Reference
50479

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Current location

In the south aisle
Cathedral Church of St Michael and St George
Queens Avenue
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU11 2BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 86625 51927
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Single-light stained glass window, depicting Christ bearing the cross on Mount Calvary, with Veronica kneeling at his feet with her arms stretched out toward him. The associated dedicatory brass plaque on a wooden backboard is located near the window.
Inscription
PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899 - 1902/ THIS WINDOW WAS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS,/ WARRANT & N.C. OFFICERS OF THE CORPS PAST & PRESENT,/ OCTOBER 1911. WINDOW: SURELY HE HATH BORNE OUR GRIEFS/ AND CARRIED OUR SORROWS ISAIAH LIII.4
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burton, J.t.
Carey, C
Large, F.w.
Roads, J
Spicer, R
Weatherley, J.w.
Winn, G.e.
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, Regiment, country of death
    Order of information: In two groups: Military Mounted Police and Military Foot Police
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 370MM, width 530MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Army and Navy Gazette 2/12/1911 (page 13) reported the unveiling.

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