Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72673

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Current location

In the School Entrance foyer. Please contact the school for information.
Jamea al Kauthar Islamic School for Girls
Ashton Road
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 5AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 47658 60063
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Royal Albert Hospital
    Ashton Road
    Lancaster
    Lancaster
    Lancashire
    LA1 5AJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 47658 60063
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque on Wooden Backboard
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/WILLIAM JOHN BRANNAN/WHO AFTER HAVING BEEN/AN INMATE OF THIS INSTITUTION/BECAME A TROOPER IN THE 13TH HUSSARS/AND DIED IN NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA MAY 16TH 1900/WHILE IN THE SERVICE/OF HIS QUEEN AND COUNTRY./THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE/OF THE ROYAL ALBERT ASYLUM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brannan, William John
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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, forenames, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death, other
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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