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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rother
Town
Battle
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16895

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Current location

On the west wall
St Mary the Virgin Church
Upper Lake
Battle
Rother
East Sussex
TN33 0AN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 75030 15800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with an incised inscription. Foliate border with six banners of African locations. Symbols in top corners and low centre. Plaque on a crimson backplate.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF // (NAMES) / OF THE 69TH SUSSEX COMPANY IMPERIAL / YEOMANRY RAISED AT EASTBOURNE FOR / SERVICE IN SOUTH AFRICA IN FEBRUARY / 1900 THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES AND FRIENDS // "Let a man do his work: the fruit of it is / in the hands of Another than he"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blake, R
Dixie, H
Hollamby, W T
King, G A
Mclean, D H
Russell, F T
Saunders, E C
Smeed, H T
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials, surname, place of residence, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: rank, date of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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