Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Peterborough
Town
Haddon
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; First (1880-1881)
Maker
C E Kempe & Co Ltd (Glazier)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 May 1901
    Attended by: Bishop of Ely
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66411

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Current location

On the east wall of the Chancel.
St Marys Church
Off Haddon Road
Haddon
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE7 3TR
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 13440 92488
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A three-light stained-glass window, depicting St. Michael, Christ crucified with the Virgin Mary below, and St. George (from left to right). The dedication to Lieutenant Trower is at the bottom right, in black and yellow lettering.
Inscription
In memory of Lieutenant Cornwallis/ Jaspar Trower, Royal Navy; who laid down/ his life at Majuba Hill Feb: 27th 1881:/ Lionel George Trower dedicates this/ window with the affection of a brother.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Trower, Cornwallis Jaspar
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; First (1880-1881)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Name, rank, date and place of death, name of brother.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Lionel G Trower, brother of Lieutenant Trower.
Reference
  • 'Trower, Cornwallis Jasper', The Record of Old Westminsters, vol. II, G F Russell-Barker (1928), p. 982.
  • 'Haddon', Peterborough & Hunts Standard, 18 May 1901, p. 8.
  • 'Report of the Action at Majuba Mountain on 27th February 1881', The London Gazette, 3 May 1881, pp. 2108-2109.

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