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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Belgravia
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Anglo-Egyptian War (1882)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 7 October 1987
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
587
Current location

St Columbas Church
67 Pont Street
Belgravia
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW1X 0DB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27599 79135
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • ALL SAINTS ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL
    Cairo
    Egypt
    Outside British Isles

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET. SCOTS GUARDS REGIMENTAL BADGE ENGRAVED WITH RED BACKGROUND ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THSE BRAVE MEN/ WHO DIED FROM WOUNDS OR SICKNESS DURING/ THE EXPEDITION 1882/ (NAMES)/ THIS TABLET US ERECTED BY THEIR SORROWING/ COMRADES OF THE FIRST BATTALION SCOTS GUARDS/ "AND GOD SHALL WIPE AWAY ALL TEARS FROM/ THEIR EYES, AND THERE SHALL BE NO MORE/ DEATH, NEITHER SORROW NOR CRYING, NEITHER/ SHALL THERE BE ANY MORE PAIN"/ REV XXI. 4.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashford, T
Barber, H
Brown, W
Clarke, H
Cooke, J
Durkin, W
Gilchrist, R
Gilmore, R
Green, K
Hays, D
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • Anglo-Egyptian War (1882)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, regiment, rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 65MM, height 1500MM, width 700MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA (PRESBYTERIAN)
  • Grade II
  • 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
History
TABLET SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN DROPPED AT SOME POINT; THERE IS A CRACK THROUGH IT AND A PIECE MISSING BUT IT IS CURRENTLY STABLE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST COLUMBAS CHURCH, PONT ST
Reference
  • ST COLUMBAS CHURCH OF SCOTLAND (LONDON) MAGAZINE September-October 1987, p 1

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