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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bury St. Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5129

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Current location

Suffolk Regiment Memorial Chapel
St. Mary's Church
Crown Street
Bury St. Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1QX
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85575 63996
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, framed and glazed nowy-headed engraved brass plaque. Decorative border designs. Regimental colours, crest, badge and cross above text.
Inscription
Banner scroll : IN HOC S ...?..... Wreath design : XII Main inscription : IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS NON-COM / MISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF HER MAJESTY'S / 1ST BATTN 12TH REGIMENT WHO WERE KILLED AND / DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN AFGHANISTAN 1878 - 1880
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, J J
Arnott, J
Barras, F Y
Barratt, W
Blezard, J
Brown, J
Bunn, H
Byrnes, M T
Campbell, T
Carroll, T
See details for all 94 names
Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename/initials, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1448 mm, width 864 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ATTACHED WALL AND RAILINGS
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Suffolk Review - The Boer War Memorials of Suffolk by Thomas, Gwyn 18 Source: Media Library NIWMN Published: Suffolk Local History Council, Autumn 1999 Ipswich.

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