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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Cornwall
Town
Bodmin
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52999
Current location

ON NORTH WALL IN SOLDIER'S CHAPEL
ST PETROCS CHURCH
Priory Rd
Bodmin
North Cornwall
Cornwall
PL31 2DT
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 07318 67032
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MARBLE TABLET WITH TWO PANELS OF GREY STONE ON EITHER SIDE. ALL INSCRIBED. LONG MARBLE FRAME WITHIN WHICH 5 TABLETS ARE SET. CORNISH COAT OF ARMS AND MOTTO APPEAR AT TOP OF TABLETS. CENTRAL STONE TABLET IS LARGER THAN THE OTHERS.
Inscription
LEFT LEFT PANEL: EGYPT/ PRIVATES/ (NAMES) LEFT PANEL: EGYPT/ (NAMES) CENTRE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF/ THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ DURING THE EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGNS AND OCCUPATION 1882-6/ AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902/ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADESOF THE/ DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY 1903./ EGYPT/ OFFICERS/ (NAMES)/ SOUTH AFRICA/ OFFICERS/ (NAMES) RIGHT: SOUTH AFRICA/ PRIVATES/ (NAMES) RIGHT RIGHT: SOUTH AFRICA/ PRIVATES/ (NAMES)/ MILITIA RESERVE/ (NAMES)/ VOLUNTEER COMPANY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 212
    Served and returned: 106
    Died: 106
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 194
    Served and returned: 97
    Died: 97
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 8 FT, width 12 FT
    Materials: Marble - Brown
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST PETROC
  • 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

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