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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hambleton
Town
Coxwold
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Colonial India, Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29556
Current location

St Michael's Church
Coxwold
Hambleton
North Yorkshire
YO61 4AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 53309 77208
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR DARK MARBLE TABLET WITH MOULDED BORDER. BAS RELIEF PORTRAIT MEDALLIONS OF THE BROTHERS IN WHITE MARBLE IN THE TOP PART. INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING
Inscription
UPPER LEFT: GEORGE/ LIEUT KINGS ROYAL RIFLES/ BORN AT NEWBURGH NOV 1 1865/ DIED AT MEERUT, JAN 18 1889/ AND BURIED THERE UPPER RIGHT: STEPHEN FREDERICK/ CAPTAIN 3RD BATT IMPERIAL YEOMANRY/ BORN AT NEWBURGH FEB 19 1867/ DIED AT VRYBURG S. AFRICA FEB 1 1901/ AND BURIED THERE BASE: THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE TENANTRY OF THE ESTATES/ OF SIR GEORGE ORBY WOMBWELL, BART, IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ HIS TWO SONS WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ THY WILL BE DONE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wombwell, George
Wombwell, Stephen Frederick
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, place of burial, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, place of burial, manner of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble, Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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