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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Aston-on-Trent
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69864
Current location

Chancel
All Saints Church
Shardlow Road
Aston-on-Trent
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE72 2AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 41493 29353
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular veined marble tablet with nowy headed pediment. Pediment features decorative carvings, including the figure of Britannia. A carved lion sits at the top of the tablet. Lettering is carved in black.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY/ COLONEL CHANDOS-POLE, OFFICERS,/ N.C.O.S TROOPERS AND FRIENDS OF THE/ LEICESTERSHIRE AND DERBYSHIRE/ YEOMANRY, V1 BRIGADE/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN ACTION/ OR DIED OF DISEASE IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN AGAINST/ THE DUTCH REPUBLICS, ALSO AS A THANK/ OFFERING TO ALMIGHTY GOD FOR THE RELIEF/ OF MAFEKING AFTER 218 DAYS SIEGE, AND/ FOR THE OCCUPATION OF KROONSTADT,/ JOHANNESBERG AND PRETORIA, BY THE/ IMPERIAL FORCES WITHOUT BLOODSHED WHICH/ EVENTS TOOK PLACE DURING THE ENCAMPMENT/ OF THE BRIGADE AT ASTON ON TRENT,/ MAY 12 - JUNE 9. 1900./ GOD SAVE THE QUEEN/ ANN: AETAT: SUAE LXXXI/ REGN: LXIII
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 200mm, height 1525mm, width 890mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Church of All Saints
  • 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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