Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Blyth Valley
Town
Seaton Delaval
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33644

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Dene Street
Seaton Delaval
Blyth Valley
Northumberland
NE25 0AS
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31343 74810
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
GRANITE PILLAR SURMOUNTED BY DRAPED URN ON CARVED CLOTH, RESTING ON SQUARE PLINTH ON THREE STEPS. PANEL WITH CURVED TOP CARVED TO STAND PROUD ON FRONT FACE. BADGE OF IMPERIAL YEOMANRY CAST IN BRONZE ON FRONT FACE. THREE PRINCE OF WALES FEATHERS BENEATH.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORY/ OF TROOPER/ WILLIAM COXON/ OF THE 15TH/ IMPERIAL YEOMANRY/ WHO WAS KILLED IN/ ACTION AT THE BATTLE/ OF RHENOSTERFONTEIN/ SEPTEMBER 5TH 1901/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC/ SUBSCRIPTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Coxon, William
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Commemorations
  • 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, forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 2475mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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