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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chelmsford
Town
Chelmsford
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Specific Conflict
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76520
Current location

Chelmsford Cathedral
Chelmer Court Church Street
Chelmsford
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1NS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 70815 06956
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular bronze cast plaque surmounted by a smaller rectangle .with a border of oak leaves and acorns . At top the badge of the Essex Yeomanry surmounted by a royal crown in red and white , below that the dedication in raised letters .
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY/ALL RANKS OF THE ESSEX YEOMANRY IN MEMORY OF/RICHARD BEALE COLVIN/HONORARY COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT , BRIGADIER GENERAL/AND KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE BATH/HIS MAJESTY'S LIEUTENANT OF ESSEX/IN 1901 HE RAISED THE REGIMENT/WHICH WAS HIS CHIEF PRIDE TO THE END OF HIS CAREER/HE DIED JANUARY 17TH 1936 IN THE 80TH YEAR OF HIS AGE/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Colvin, Richard Beale
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Commemorations
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: given names , surname , rank , awards , offices held , date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Chelmsford Chronicle 24/1/1936

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