Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

A B Bing MD

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial plaque in St Leonard's Church, Scarcliffe, commemorating Andrew Bing MD who died while serving in the Second Boer War.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Leonard's Church
Main St
Scarcliffe
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 6TD

NGR:
SK 49529 68744 ±5m
Location details:
The church is on the north side of the road in the centre of the village. The plaque is inside, on the east wall of the nave, south of the chancel arch and behind the lectern.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

A plain oblong brass plaque with a thin incised border coloured red and an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering coloured black with rubricated initials. The maker's name is incised in the bottom right corner and the plaque is mounted on a wooden backboard with moulded edges.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 265 450 2 Fair
Backboard Wood 305 500 25 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Plaque:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second Boer War (1899-1902) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ANREW BLYTHE BING. M.D.
CANADIAN MOUNTED RIFLES
SECOND SON OF
ROBERT HENRY AND EDITH BING
BORN NOVEMBER 28TH. 1873
DIED AT JOHANNESBURG, S. AFRICA, JUNE 7TH. 1900.
DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI.
Bottom right corner of plaque:
T. THOMASON & CO. BIRMINGHAM 
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From 19th Century: Scarcliffe Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Scarcliffe Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
c1900: The plaque was made by T. Thomason & Co, of Birmingham.

8th July, 1966: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1054908.

10th February, 1979: The church lies within the Scarcliffe Conservation Area first designated on that date.

9th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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