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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Herefordshire
Town
Ross On Wye
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70012
Current location

Market House Heritage Centre
Market Place
Ross On Wye
South Herefordshire
Hereford And Worcester
HR9 5BZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 59939 24146
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plaque with a red, double line border and the names in two columns in black lettering with titles in red.
Inscription
1901 1902/ TOWN OF ROSS/ THIS TABLET CONTAINS THE NAMES OF / 20 MEN OF ROSS/ BEING THE SECOND CONTINGENT OF THE/ B. COMPANY H.R.V. WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR/ ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE/ TRANSVAAL WAR 1901-1902/ AND WERE ATTACHED TO THE 2nd BATT./ KINGS SHROP. Lt INFANTRY DURING THE CAMPAIGN/ (Names)/ PUBLICLY WELCOMED ON THEIR VICTORIOUS RETURN HOME/ 6 JUNE 1902/ GOD SAVE THE KING.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bevan, H. F.
Brooks, T.c.
Cross, R. S.
Davis, W. T.
Fishpool, W. J.
Hancock, C. L.
Honey, J. B.
Husbands, W.j.
Jarvis, A.
Kemp, Hy
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname.
    Order of information: Rank.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 485mm, width 333mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Herefordshire Council

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