Capt L E G Oates

WM reference
62574
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 17 March 2012
Current location

External wall of the former family home of Captain Oates.
Green Road
Meanwood Park
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS6
England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 283 360
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Blue plaque. Circular plaque with raised lettering, mounted on external wall.

Inscription

"A VERY GALLANT GENTLEMAN"/ To commemorate/ Captain lawrence E. G. Oates/ a member of Capt. Scott's expedition/ to the South Pole 1910-1912/ a frequent visitor to Meanwoodside,/ the Oates family home./ Died 17th March 1912

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,additional
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Undefined
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 17 March 2012
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

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

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