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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Ponteland
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
MESSRS CULN CAWTHORP & SONS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34168
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Ponteland
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 167 730
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED BRASS PLAQUE. NOWY-HEADED. INCISED BLACK AND RED LETTERING. REGIMENTAL BADGE AT TOP CENTRE. DECORATIVE BORDER OF SHAMROCKS.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ BREVET LIEUT. COLONEL EUSTANCE GUINNESS/ COMMANDING 84TH BATTERY ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY,/ KILLED IN ACTION AT BAKENLAAGTE, SOUTH AFRICA/ 30TH OCTOBER 1901 AGED 41 YEARS.
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,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 560MM, width 1065MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSP12.4

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