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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Bucks
Town
Gerrards Cross
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8278

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Current location

St. James' Church
Oxford Road
Gerrards Cross
South Bucks
Buckinghamshire
SL9 7DW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 00095 87928
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square black marble tablet superimposed with white marble badge-shaped tablet attached to wall with two black corbels. Inscription in black roman lettering with regimental crest of Scots Guards in red/white/gold below centre.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ CHARLES FREDERICK ALMOND/ LANCE SERGEANT 1ST BATTN SCOTS GUARDS./ WHO AFTER SERVING IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR,/ AND BEING PRESENT IN THE ACTIONS AT/ BELMONT, GRASPAN, MODDER RIVER/ AND MAGERSFONTEIN/ DIED OF FEVER AT KROONSTADT/ BORN 13TH NOVR 1878, DIED 25TH MAY 1900/ ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS AND/ PARISHIONERS OF GERRARDS CROSS./ THY WILL BE DONE.
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: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, war, places of service, manner of death, place of death, date of birth, date of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JAMES
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC

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