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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rugby
Town
Newbold on Avon
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19373
Current location

St Botolph church
Main Street
Newbold on Avon
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 1HH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 48674 77118
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large marble memorial, on triangular black backboard wall mounted, comprising a scene of two figures, and a family coat of arms, with tablet below with engraved lettering black text.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY / OF SIR EGERTON LEIGH, Baronet / WHOSE ....... ..... TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN BOUGHTON EGERTON WARD BOUGHTON-LEIGH, / CORNET IN THE FIRST REGIMENT OF DRAGOON GUARDS, WHO, HAVING BEEN SEIZED / WITH MORTAL SICKNESS, AFTER FOUR DAYS SUFFERING, TO THE INEXPRESSIBLE/ GRIEF OF HIS SORROWING PARENTS AND FRIENDS, DEPARTED THIS LIFE / MAY 27, A.D. 1839, AGED 22 YEARS, ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF / .......
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Broughton-leigh, John Broughton Egerton Ward
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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