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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Exeter
Town
Exeter
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85538

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Current location

Exeter Cathedral
Exeter
Exeter
Devon
EX1 1HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 92099 92553
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large rectangular brass plaque. The inscription is housed within an incised doorway flanked on either side by a soldier standing outside a guardhouse. Above the inscription is the badge of the 2nd Battalion North Devonshire Regiment and two lists of places that they have served.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/ TO THE OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES OF/ THE 2ND BATTN NORTH DEVON REGIMENT/ IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING THE AFGHAM CAMPAIGN 1880 - 1881/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 108
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials and surname and rank
    Order of information: By rank and then alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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