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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Sherborne
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th September 2004
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53297
Current location

ANTECHAPEL
SHERBORNE SCHOOL
Sherborne
West Dorset
Dorset
DT9 3AP
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 637 165
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
DARK METAL PLAQUE VICTORIA CROSS TOP CENTRE. NAMES AND CROSS IN GOLD LETTERING. STEPPED CORNERS.
Inscription
FOR VALOUR/ (NAMES)/ THE VICTORIA CROSS, THE NATION'S HISGHEST HONOUR FOR GALLANTRY IN BATTLE WAS FIRST AWARDED FOR ACTS OF BRAVERY IN THE RUSSIAN WAR OF 1854/56./ THIS MEMORIAL TO OLD SHIRBURNIANS WHO HAVE WON THE VC WAS PLACED IN THE YEAR 2004 , THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTBREAK OF THAT WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 5
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: decorations,additional,rank,forename,regiment
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 50 CM, width 87 CM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Chapel Grade 1 Listed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
OLD SHIRBURNIANS

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