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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lincoln
Town
Wroot
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62822
Current location

North wall of nave.
St Pancras Church
Field Lane
Wroot
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
DN9 2BN
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 716 029
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed tablet with incised text surrounded by a carved floral border. The text and floral border are of grey stone with a backboard of the same shape in black stone.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ HARRY SNOW/ LATE LANCE CORPORAL/ 2ND LINCS REGIMENT/ WHO DIED OF ENTERIC FEVER/ AT BLOEMFONTEIN SOUTH AFRICA/ ON JUNE 15TH 1900/ AGED 26 YEARS./ ALSO OF/ ROBERT GEORGE HOLMES/ OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE/ WHO WAS WILFULLY SHOT/ IN THE EXECUTION OF HIS DUTY/ AT JOHANNESBURG ON JULY 22ND 1912/ AGED 23 YEARS./ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 760mm, width 557mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 930mm, width 735mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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