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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50806
Current location

Inner south aisle,
Leicester Cathedral
Peacock Lane
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LEI 5DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 58479 04445
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Incised shield-like stone tablet attached to a wall mounted portrait orientated backboard. Inscription infilled with black paint. Above the tablet is a circular badge motif tablet of St. John Ambulance Brigade. Motto in gold on black backboard at foot.
Inscription
Badge: THE ST. JOHN AMBULANCE BRIGADE Shield: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ PRIVATE FRANCIS H COOPER/ OF THE WHEATSHEAF DIVISION/ LEICESTER CORPS/ WHO DIED OF DISEASE CONTRACTED/ WHILST ENGAGED IN ATTENDANCE/ ON THE SICK AND WOUNDED DURING/ THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN/ 1899 - 1902/ JULY 3RD 1900 AGED 22 YEARS/ ERECTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE/ CORPS Motto: PRO ULTILIATE HOMINUM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cooper, Francis H.
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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: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: rank,regiment,forename,age of death,year died,manner of death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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