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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24/05/1905
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
96914

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Current location

External entrance door to the Great Hal
Maidstone Grammar School
Barton Road
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 7BT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76600 54850
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden board with gold lettering
Inscription
HAEC OLIM MEMINISSE INVABIL / IN HONOURABLE REMEMBRANCE / OF/ OLD MAIDSTONIANS / WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT BOER WAR / 1899-1902. / [NAMES]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials, surname, unit
    Order of information: rank, initials, surname, unit
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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