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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Guildford
Town
Guildford
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Messrs. Gawthorp & S. Long Acre , London.
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08-10-1904
    Attended by: Lieut- General Sir T. Kelly Kenny, G.C.B.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68735
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
High Street
Guildford
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 3RR
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 99893 49495
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Recatngular brass plaque framed in alabaster with a triangular pediment.The regimental crest is above and the names in three columns below.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE OFFICERS N.C. OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE 2nd BATT. THE QUEEN'S REGt./ WHO FELL OR DIED DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 - 1902/ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES OF BOTH BATTALIONS. KILLED IN ACTION/ (Names)/ DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION/ (Names)/ DIED OF DISEASE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 139
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Date of death, manner of death, service number, rank, forename.
    Order of information: Manner of death.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass, Alabaster.
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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