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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1915
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80422
Current location

On the riser beside the Communion Rail
St Margaret of Antioch Church
Crossgate
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 4PP
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27127 42410
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oblong brass plaque with rounded ends. At the centre is a cross in red with the dedication running on either side in red Ronan capitals
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/IN LOVING MEMORY OF/CAPTAIN ARTHUR DUNCOMBE SHAFTO D.S.O./THE ROYAL SCOTS REGIMENT/SERVED WITH THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS THROUGHOUT/THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902/KILLED IN ACTION NEAR CAMBRAI/28 AUGUST 1915 AGED 34
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Shafto, Arthur Duncombe
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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