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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Allerdale
Town
Keswick
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50800
Current location

East Churchyard
by vicarage boundary hedge
St John's Church
St Johns Street
Keswick
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA12 5AH
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 26788 23176
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
.... ALSO OF THEIR SON/JOHN MAWSON/1ST BATT COLDSTREAM GUARDS/DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED AT/THE BATTLE OF MAGERSFONTEIN/S AFRICA 10 DEC 1899/AGED 23 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mawson, John
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 130mm, height 1180mm, width 570mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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