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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester
Town
Handbridge
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18191
Current location

On the North wall of the Nave
St Mary Without Walls Church
Handbridge
Chester
Cheshire
CH4 7HL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 40686 65465
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH A RED MARBLE MOULDED BORDER SET INTO THE WALL. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING WHITE AND GOLD CROSS AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ERNEST WILLIAM MOCATTA / AGED 27 YEARS / YOUNGEST SON OF MAJOR GENERAL. D. MOCATTA LATE B.S.C. / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON WAGON HILL IN THE DEFENCE / OF LADYSMITH. S. AFRICA ON THE 6TH OF JANRY 1900 WHILE SERVING / AS A TROOPER IN THE IMPERIAL LIGHT HORSE. / "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mocatta, Ernest William
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height C 19IN, width 32IN
    Materials: Marble - Red
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 13.5IN, width 26IN
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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