Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment Boer War Memorial

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Reference WMO258813

Address:

Lancaster Priory Church

Castle Hill

Lancaster

LA1 1YZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: 2nd Anglo Boer War Memorial Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
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This chapel was erected to the Glory of God and in memory of the Officers, NCOs and men of the Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment who fell in the South African Campaign 1899-1902. The corner stone of the chapel was laid on August 7th 1903 by Constance, Countess of Derby. The chapel was dedicated on July 29th 1904 by the Right Reverend The Lord Bishop of Manchester. At the same time, the brass which records the names of all who died in the war and the memorial window to Lieut Colonel Gawne were unveiled by Field Marshal the Right Honourable Earl Roberts VC, KG, KPGCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE.

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