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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Kinross
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56122

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Current location

In the hall
Kinross High School
The Muirs Kinross
Kinross
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
KY13 8FQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 11706 03579
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular tablet is nailed and set on wooden frame. Inscription consists of various sizes and fonts, surrounded by zigzag border.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ JAMES FERGUSON,/ LANCE CORPORAL ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS,/ A PUPIL OF THIS SCHOOL,/ KILLED/ IN ACTION AT MAGERSFONTEIN,/ ON 12TH DECEMBER, 1899./ FIGHTING FOR HIS QUEEN & COUNTRY./ AGED 19 YEARS./ THIS TABLET ERECTED BY/ HIS FELLOW PUPILS & FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ferguson, James
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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: surname, forename, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Dunfermline Press 22 October 1921

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