Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Gillingham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86913

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Current location

On south wall
St Barbara’s Garrison Church
Maxwell Road
Gillingham
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME7 5SG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76150 68540
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A brass plaque with a single line engraved border. Royal Engineers crest in the top left corner.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / JOHN AYLMER GARSTIN, / LIEUTENANT ROYAL ENGINEERS, / HILLED IN ACTION AT / PALLA VILLAGE, GYANTSE, TIBET, / MAY 26TH 1904, AGED 26. // ERECTED BY HIS SISTER AND BROTHERS. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, cause of death, place of death, date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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