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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glanford
Town
Melton Ross
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63726
Current location

Church of the Ascension
A18
Melton Ross
Glanford
Humberside
DN38 6DF
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 071 107
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large rectangular plaque with a decorative foliate border. There are foliate motifs at the top each side and at the lower sides are the crossed flags of the Royal Standard and the Union Jack. The lettering is in black with white capitals.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ GODFREY WEST WEBB/ SON OF JONAS AND MARY MARSHALL WEBB OF THIS PARISH./ LANCE CORPORAL 10th COMPANY, 3rd BATTALION, SHERWOOD/ RANGERS IMPERIAL YEOMANRY WHO HAVING RESPONDED/ TO THE CALL OF HIS COUNTRY DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE AT/ KROONSTAD SOUTH AFRICA ON JULY 30th 1900, AGED 24 YEARS./ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY HIS COMRADES IN THE/ REGIMENT, AND BY HIS FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS/ IN THE BROCKLESBY HUNT DISTRICT.
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,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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