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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Malvern Hills
Town
Eastnor
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
18th Century Wars (1700-1799)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32854
Current location

Eastnor Castle Estate
Eastnor
Malvern Hills
Hereford And Worcester
HR8 1ER
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 75232 37827
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone obelisk with incised inscription.
Inscription
(ON SOUTH SIDE): INSCRIBED TO THE MEMORY OF JAMES COCKS, ENSIGN IN THE GUARDS; HE WAS THE ONLY SURVIVING ISSUE OF JAMES COCKS, ESQ., ELDEST NEPHEW OF LORD CHANCELLOR SOMERS AND OF ANN, SISTER OF THE LATE LORD BERKELEY, OF STRATTON. POSSESSED OF AN AMPLE PATRIMONY, HE PREFERRED HONOUR TO SECURITY, AND BEFORE HE HAD ATTAINED THE AGE OF 20, FIGHTING FOR HIS COUNTRY, FELL IN BATTLE AT ST CAS, ON THE COAST OF FRANCE, A.D. 1758.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 18th Century Wars (1700-1799)
    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
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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