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Tomb of Frederick Hitch VC

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Latitude: 51.4842 / 51°29'2"N

Longitude: -0.253 / 0°15'10"W

OS Eastings: 521402

OS Northings: 177580

OS Grid: TQ214775

Mapcode National: GBR 9N.6WJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.KYMM

Plus Code: 9C3XFPMW+MR

Entry Name: Tomb of Frederick Hitch VC

Listing Date: 20 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475467

Location: Chiswick Homefields, Hounslow, London, W4

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Chiswick Homefields

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Chiswick

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Tomb

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Description


TQ 2177 CORNEY ROAD
Chiswick Cemetery
787/20/10074 Tomb of Frederick Hitch VC

II


Memorial commemorating Frederick Hitch VC 1856-1913. Grey granite memorial in form of rough-cut cairn draped with the Union Jack with a pith helmet on top. Rectangular inscription panel inscribed: THIS MEMORIAL/ was erected by voluntary subscription/ to commemorate/ HIS HEROIC ACTION at RORKE'S DRIFT/ 22 January 1879'.


Listing NGR: TQ2140277580

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