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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Northamptonshire
Town
Polebrook
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Ashanti Wars (1823-1900)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60869
Current location

On the west wall of the south transept.
All Saints' Church
Hemington Road
Polebrook
East Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
PE8 5LT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 06842 87047
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque, having an engraved border, and a thistle top centre. The inscription is in black and red lettering. The plaque is mounted on marble.
Inscription
VICTOR J F FERGUSON/ MAJOR RHGDS/ BORN APRIL 18TH l864/ DIED JANUARY 8TH 1896/ ON SERVICE/ FRATRI CARISSIMO ET/ UNICO SODALI MEO
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ferguson, Victor J F
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Commemorations
  • Ashanti Wars (1823-1900)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, Regiment, dates of birth and death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 2mm, height 450mm, width 260mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 670mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Stamford Mercury dated 17/1/1896, page 4: report of the death at Prasu from fever of Major Victor JF Ferguson's of Polebrook Hall.

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