Truro School - South African War

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Truro School

Trennick Lane




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Copper
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: A copper tablet mounted on shield shaped walnut backing which has school crest at centre top. The plaque has a leaf border, county crest at centre and names, detais and circumstance of death. It is on the wall behind the altar in the School Chapel. One man came from the nearby village of Pool, and one from Penzance,
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SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL/ 1899-1902/ (names)

W.L. Champion/of Penzance/Nooitgedacht, December 15th 1900; G.E. Hosking/of Pool/Vaal Kop, October 24th 1901; Martin Magor/of Truro/Elandsfontein, March 2nd 1901

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