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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Chester
Town
Chester
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Thomas Rudge (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 July 1904
    Attended by: Field Marshall Sir William R Robertson Bart GCB GCMG KCVO DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 July 1904
    Attended by: Dean of Chester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9891
Current location

On the south wall of the south transept.
Chester Cathedral
Werburgh Street
Chester
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 2ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 40598 66456
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An elaborate marble wall monument with figures of angels, an infantryman and a soldier of the regiment when founded in 1689. The dedication and names are written in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE GALLANT SOLDIERS OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN/ SOUTH AFRICA DURING THE YEARS 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902/ (NAMES)/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY ALL RANKS SERVING IN THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT AND SOME FRIENDS IN THE COUNTY/ LOUISBURG MEEANEE HYDERABAD SCINDE SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, James Cartmell
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 119
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 119
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, rank, battalion
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 254 mm, height 2743 mm, width 2134 mm
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Cheshire Regiment Association
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 21 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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