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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Clackmannan
Town
Alloa
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
SIR ROBERT LORIMER (Designer)
MR THOMAS HADDEN (Manufacturer)
Phoebe Anna Traquair (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56993
Current location

St John's Church
Broad Street
Alloa
Clackmannan
Central
BN1 6RA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30280 06619
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Chancel rood screen and dedicatory plaque with inscription in relief. The Screen is of wrought iron with gilded rood and shields bearing emblems of the Passion, sacred monogram and agnus dei. The Plaque is in brass with enamelled section in the top left hand corner. The section represents an angel taking a wounded soldier by the hand and pointing to the City of Light which is discernible in the distance. Grape vine is depicted in the lower half of the plaque, three crowns are depicted at the top and floral bosses are on the bottom and right hand sides. It is on a granite pattress.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THEIR BROTHER EDWARD/ JOHN YOUNGER 2ND LIEUTEN/ -ANT 16TH QUEENS LANCERS/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ NEAR CALVINIA CAPE COLONY/ ON 23RD DECEMBER 1901 IN/ THE 20TH YEAR OF HIS AGE/ THIS CHANCEL SCREEN IS ERECT/ ED BY JAMES AND CHARLES/ YOUNGER.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Younger, Edward John
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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, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Silver
Condition
Costs

Comments: Memorial was paid for by Charles and James Younger

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Vestry of St John's Church
Reference

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