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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Babworth
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Ashanti Wars (1823-1900)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26837
Current location

On the south side of the chancel
All Saints Church
Church Lane
Babworth
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
DN22 8ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 68633 80851
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The window on the east is in memory of Lieutenant Arthur Hardolph Eyre, who died on 4 February 1874 during the last engagement of the Third Ashanti War. He was wounded in battle during the advance towards Coomassie (now Kumasi in Ghana) and killed while being carried by bearers to the rear. He was aged 23. Military scenes from the war are shown in the bottom left and right hand corners of the window.
Inscription
LEFT SIDE: IN MEMORY OF ARTHUR HARDOLPH EYRE/ ONLY SON OF MAJOR-GENERAL SIR WILLIAM EYRE K.C.B. & LADY EYRE/ DAUGHTER OF THE HON. I. BRIDGMAN SIMPSON OF BABWORTH/ HE WAS KILLED IN A LAST ENGAGEMENT, ASHANTEE WAR/ FEB 4TH 1874, AGED 23 CENTRE: HE PLEASED GOD AND WAS BELOVED OF HIM SO THAT/ LIVING AMONSGT SINNERS HE/ IS TRANSLATED WISDOM IV,10 RIGHT SIDE: THIS WINDOW/ IS ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS AND RELATIONS/ TO RECORD THE NOBLE END OF A WORTHY LIFE AND TO/ EXPRESS THEIR SYMPATHY/ WITH HIS MOTHER LEFT LIGHT: THY WILL NOT MINE BE DONE CENTRE LIGHT: TRULY MY HOPE IS EVEN IN THEE RIGHT LIGHT: JESUS SHALL SO COME IN LIKE MANNER/ AS WE HAVE SEEN HIM GO INTO HEAVEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Eyre, Arthur Hardolph
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Commemorations
  • Ashanti Wars (1823-1900)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, place of death, forenames,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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