John Thirkill

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Reference WMO259027

Address:

St Mary the Virgin Church

Church Street

Ross on Wye, Herefordshire

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Zulu Wars (1879)
About the memorial: Elaborate wall-mounted white marble tablet bearing Regimental Colours, Sword and wreath on back slate backboard.
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SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT JOHN THIRKHILL/ 88TH CONNAUGHT RANGERS,/ WHO DIED NEAR STANGER, NATAL/ ON THE 22ND OF APRIL 1879/ FROM THE EFFECTS OF FEVER CONTRACTED/ WHILE ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN ZULULAND/ ERECTED BY THE/ OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE REGIMENT/ IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE/ OF A COMRADE/ WELL LOVED AND DEEPLY LAMENTED/" WHAT I DO THOU KNOWEST NOT NOW; BUT/ THOU SHALT KNOW HEREAFTER" JOHN XIII.7

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