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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Torbay
Town
Torquay
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25777
Current location

IN THE PRIVATE CHAPEL
TORRE ABBEY
The Kings Drive
Torquay
Torbay
Devon
TQ2 5JE
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 910 650
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NORTH AISLE OF THE CHURCH WAS BUILT WITH DEDICATORY NOWY-HEADED PLAQUE PLACED NEARBY FOLIATE BORDER ON THE PLAQUE
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT HENRY J. L. CARY/ OF THE DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT,/ DEARLY LOVED SON OF/ COLONEL LUCIUS CARY OF TOR ABBEY,/ AND OF BERTHA HIS FIRST WIFE./ HE DIED IN SOUTH AFRICA 2ND JANY 1901,/ DURING THE BOER WAR,/ IN HIS 29TH YEAR./ R. I. P.
Inscription legible?
yes
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,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 45 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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