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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
8281

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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
Rectangular brass plaque with decorated border of stylised leaves, held on wall with six brass studs. Incised Roman lettering in Red/black.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ARTHUR GREIG PRIVATE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS/CHARLES KENTISH TROOPER 19TH HUSSARS./JAMES KENTISH, PRIVATE F.B.OXFORDSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY/WHO DIED OF FEVER IN ARICA DURING THE BOER WAR 1899 - 1902/THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THEIR FRIENDS AND FELLOW-PARISHIONERS/IN GERRARDS CROSS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Greog, Arthur
Kentish, Charles
Kentish, James
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, war.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
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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