Captain Oswald Carr
St Maurice's Church
OS Grid Ref.: NU 10615 19466
Denomination: Church of England
RESTORED ROOF AND PARAPET. DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED BLACK LETTERING.
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.
Names on memorial
New Zealand Wars (1845-1872)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, manner of death, age of death, relationships, additional
Order of information: Undefined
Measurements: height 305mm, width 380mm
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: Funded from his accrued pay
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Details: His parents
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