Capt O Carr

Our reference
33677
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period

Current location

ST MAURICE CHURCH,Eglingham,Alnwick,Northumberland,England
OS Grid Ref.: NU 106 195
Denomination: Unknown

Description

RESTORED ROOF AND PARAPET. DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED BLACK LETTERING.

Inscription

UNTO THE HONOUR AND SERVICE OF GOD./ THE PARAPET AND ROOF OF THIS TOWER/ WERE RECONSTRUCTED IN MAY 1870/ IN TOKEN OF THE CHERISHED MEMORY/ OF OSWALD CARR, CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL ARTILLERY./ HE WAS BORN AND BROUGHT UP IN HEDGELEY,/ AND HE OFTEN EXPRESSED A HOPE THAT THE TOWER/ OF THE PARISH CHURCH MIGHT BE/ RESTORED TO ITS LIKENESS./ HE FELL IN ACTION IN THE COLONY OF NEW ZEALAND/ ON 8TH AUGUST, 1868, AGED 31 TEARS./ FROM A SUM OF MILITARY PAY/ THEN DUE TO THEIR MOST DEAR SON,/ THE WORK HAS BEEN EFFECTED BY HIS PARENTS.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

New Zealand Wars (1843-1870)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 1
Exact count: no
Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Plaque
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: height C 12IN , width C 15IN
Materials: Brass
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

WMSE18.2

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