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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Bigrigg
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66928
Current location

Centre of north wall
St John's Church
A595
Bigrigg
Copeland
Cumbria
CA22 2UT
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 97962 13810
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Light Grey Marble tablet
Inscription
PTE 7498 HE FOUGHT FOR KING AND COUNTRY 2ND VB BR/IN MEMORY OF/WILLIAM HENRY RICHARDSON/BORN JUNE 19TH 1881/DIED WHILE ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN/JOHANNESURG, SOUTH AFRICA,/DEC 12TH 1901/”FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH”/ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Richardson, William Henry
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname & full forenames, dates of birth & death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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