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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Ely
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8406

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Current location

Ely Cathedral
Chapter House
Ely
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4LB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 54095 80260
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque with decorated border and crossed flags with arms within laurel wreath above inscription.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THE ISLE OF ELY/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR IN S. AFRICA/ 1899 - 1902/ (Names)/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Askham, J
Baker, T J
Barnes, J
Barnes, S
Brown, D
Cawthorne, A
Chase, J
Daw, A H
Dunklin, T
Frost, A
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: By regiment
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY TRINITY
  • Grade I
  • 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
Reference

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