ST MAURICE CHURCH,Eglingham,Alnwick,Northumberland,England
OS Grid Ref.: NU 106 195
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.
Subject / Period
New Zealand Wars (1845-1872)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
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
Measurements: height C 12IN , width C 15IN
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A
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