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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
MESSRS J WHIPPLE & CO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55618
Current location

West porch.
Manchester Cathedral
Cathedral Street
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M3 1SX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 83883 98752
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque mounted onto a rectangular black marble backboard. Horseshoe and 'RHA' in top corners, Royal Artillery badge and motto at top centre with South African War Battle Honours listed beneath across body of memorial. Border of oak leaves.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ & MEN OF U BATTERY/ ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN/ S. AFRICA DURING THE BOER WAR 1899-1902/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnett, F.
Belsham, G.
Blower, J.
Carbutt, E. G.
Cherry, J.
Codd, I.
Eaton, P.
Edwards, M. T.
Elliot, F. G.
Gelling, F. C.
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,manner of death, initials of forenames
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 56.25mm, height 850mm, width 1250mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Manchester Cathedral

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