Border Regiment Memorial Unveiling at Carlisle

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Border Regiment Memorial Unveiling at Carlisle

Postby kerchi » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:19 pm

BORDER REGIMENT MEMORIAL - UNVEILING AT CARLISLE

A memorial men of the Border Regiment who died during the South African War was yesterday unveiled at Carlisle Cathedral presence a large and brilliant assembly. The memorial takes the form a handsome alabaster tablet, and has been placed near the tablets erected tlie memory men who fell the Indian Mutiny, the Crimea, and other campaigns, while close by hang the tattered colours which the Border Regiment carried in the Peninsular War.

Published in Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Wednesday 6th May, 1908
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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