1854 - 8 memorial to Crimean War soldiers

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Reference WMO248894

Address:

Fort Pitt Military Cemetery

City Way

Chatham

ME1 2AU

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Other
About the memorial: Crimean war Memorial at Chatham Garrison Military Cemtery (Fort Pitt) II Crimean war Memorial. C.1858. Tooled rusticated plinth with one round-headed niche containing the insciption: 'To the memory of many brave British Soldiers buried near this spot who gave their lives for the honour of their Sovereign and Country in 1854-8'. Surmounted by informally arranged cannons, pick-axe, rifle and shovel in cast-iron (painted). The nearby Crimea House, now part of Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls (qv Ref 13/37), served as a hospital during the Crimean War. c Historic England listing entry
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to the memoryof many brave British soldiers buried near this spot who gave their lives for the honour of their sovereign and country in 1854 - 8

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Grade II (England)

1336102

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