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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73527
Current location

All Saints Church
Bishops Way
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 6XW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76010 55419
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular shape. At the centre top the badge of the RWKR with the regimental name in a banner underneath. Badge, motto and inscription in relief on a matt finish back-ground and a brass frame.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ ERIC DALBIAC LUARD,/ LIEUTENANT/ THE QUEEN’S OWN/ ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT/ ----------/ WHO DIED ATGARRERO, SOMALILAND ON THE 13TH NOV. 1903/ OF ENTERIC FEVER, CONTRACTED IN THE FIELD, WHEN SERVING IN/ THE KING’S AFRICAN RIFLES WITH THE SOMALILAND FIELD FORCE./ HE ALSO SERVED WITH THE ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1899 - 1902, TAKING/ PART IN THE OPERATIONS IN THE WITTEBERGEN, TRANSVAAL, ORANGE FREE STATE, AND CAPE COLONY/ ----------/ THIS TABLET/ IS DEDICATED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS/ IN APPRECIATION OF HIS DEVOTION TO DUTY/ AND AS A TRIBUTE TO HIS STERLING QUALITIES.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death, manner of death, service, relationships.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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