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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Berkhamsted
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81353
Current location

St Peter's Church
Church Lane
Berkhamsted
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP4 1BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 99358 07755
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Metal plaque in the form of inscription with a scene from a Boer War action
Inscription
/THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/BY THE INHABITANTS OF BERKHAMSTED/AS A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF/GEORGE WILLIAM JOSEPH POCOCK/AND /ARCHIBALD ERNEST OSBORNE/PRIVATES IN THE BERKHAMSTED COMPANY/2ND (HERTS) V.B. BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT/WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR ACTIVE SERVICE/AND GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE EMPIRE/IN THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902./
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Osborne, Archibald Ernest
Pocock, George William Joseph
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surnames, regiment, war served
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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