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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Gosforth
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34429
Current location

ST NICHOLAS CHURCH
Gosforth
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 251 681
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAQUE WITH FLUTED MARBLE SURROUND WIDE INTERWOVEN CELTIC BORDER ENDING WITH ROUNDELS AT THE CORNERS. CROSS AT TOP OF MAIN PLATE
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY MANY PARISHIONERS OF GOSFORTH/ IN MEMORY OF/ EDWARD BOAZ EAGAR/ LATE OF FAWDON HOUSE IN THIS PARISH./ CAPTAIN 1ST BATTALION/ NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS/ AND ADJUTANT V B N F/ 1891 - 1896/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT THE/ BATTLE OF BELMONT, SOUTH AFRICA/ NOVEMBER 23RD 1899/ AGED 39 YEARS/ "DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 880MM, width 685MM
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • WMSG9.7

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