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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88145

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Previous locations
  • University of Aberdeen
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque- it is not currently known of it still exists
Inscription
[unknown]- He could be Sergeant A. Johnson, Cape Medical Staff Corps, who died of disease at Bloemfontein, on 18th April 1900.
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: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Glasgow Herald of 10 October 1900 reported, under the heading 'Aberdeen University Court': - "The Court remitted to the Senatus a request on behalf of the Students' Union for permission to erect in the Union a brass tablet to the memory of the late Mr Allan Johnson, M.A., who died at the front while acting as a sergeant of the Royal Army Medical Corps."
  • The Aberdeen Journal, 10 April 1901 reported: - "a tablet was raised last February [1901] in recognition of the worth of Allan Johnson, who died in South Africa in the service of his country."

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