Standish with Langtree Boer War

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Reference WMO251033

Address:

St Wilfrid's C of E Church

Church Street

Standish

Wigan

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Brass plaque on wooden backboard.
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This tablet was erected by the Urban District Council of / Standish with Langtree, to record the names of those from thier district, / who served their country in the late Boer War in South Africa, / which commenced on October 11th 1899, and terminated on May 31st 1902. / (names) / Of the above, Lance Sergeant Thomas HAlton was mortally wounded in action at Belmont S.A. 23rd November 1899, and Private Kennedy Ball died of burns at Howick S.A. 15th August 1900.

Captain Nathaniel ffarington Eckersley, 3rd Batt. South Lancashire Regiment; Lance Sergeant Thomas Halton, 2nd Batt. Coldstream Guards; Colour Sergeant Henry MArsden, qst Batt. Kings Liverpool Regiment; Private Kennedy Ball, 1st Vol. Batt. Manchester Regiment; Private John Corner, 1st Batt. Border Regiment; Private John Bentham, 5th Royal Irish Lancers; Private William Myers, 2nd Batt. Manchester Regiment; Private Emmanuel Brookes, 2nd Batt. Scottish Rifles; Private Samuel Rimmington, 2nd Batt. Scots Guards; Private Robert Myers, 5th Batt. Lancashire Fusiliers; Private Patrick Barry (Daly), 3rd Batt. South Lancashire Regiment

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