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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1858
    Attended by: Secretary of State for War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62083

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Current location

Lower High Street
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1SR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 75895 55633
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A cannon set on a carriage with a three tiered stone plinth.
Inscription
Right trunnion: 18pr (weight)/ 107 1/2. (Russian pud =36lb) Left trunnion: 24386/ Alksnd (short for Alexandrovski)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
Designer's name is illegible but is 'Armstrong'. This is not the later British gun-designer.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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