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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Orkney
Town
Kirkwall
County
Orkney
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856), Indian Mutiny (1857-1858), North West Frontier (1858-63), Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82087
Current location

North wall of nave
St Magnus' Cathedral
Kirkwall
Orkney
Orkney
KW15 1PA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HY 44940 10870
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
White Marble Tablet on Black Marble Backboard
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/OF/Sir FREDERICK W TRAILL BURROUGHS/K.C.B./OF ROUSAY AND VEIRA/COLONEL OF THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS/IN THE 2ND BATTN. OF WHICH (THE 2ND)/HE SERVED THROUGHOUT THE CRIMEAN WAR,/THE INDIAN MUTINY WAR,/AND THE UMBEYIA CAMPAIGN./VICE LT OF ORKNEY/DIED IN LONDON 9TH APRIL 1903. AGED 74.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burroughs, Frederick W Traill
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Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, decorations, age, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, decorations, age, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • North West Frontier (1858-63)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, decorations, age, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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