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Memorial details

Memorial type
Fountain
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50624
Current location

SOUTH SIDE OF THE ROAD NEXT TO THE FOOTBRIDGE SOUTH OF POTTERS INTERNATIONAL HOTEL
Farnborough Rd (a325)
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 865 515
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
DRINKING FOUNTIAIN WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION PLACED ON THE STONE SECTION BELOW THE WATER OUTLET.
Inscription
R E/ NEAR THIS SPOT/ ON THE 30TH MAY 1910/ CAPT. CHARLES CLAUDIUS DE LA POER BERESFORD/ ROYAL ENGINEERS/ WAS KILLED/ IN A BRAVE ATTEMPT TO STOP A RUNAWAY HORSE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Fountain
    Measurements: height C 1700MM, width C 760MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: THE WATER SUPPLY WAS DISCONNECTED AND THE FOUNTAIN IS NO LONGER IN USE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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