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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Gosforth
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34444
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
TABLET WITH INCISED LETTERING FAMILY CREST ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
"NOT AS I WILL BUT AS THOU WILT"/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ COMMANDER HENRY CECIL CARR, ROYAL NAVY/ FOURTH SON OF THE LATE JOHN CARR OF ROSEWORTH, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE/ BORN AUGUST 28TH 1872./ AS A MIDSHIPMAN IN THE FLAGSHIP "BOADICEA" HE SERVED IN 1890 IN THE NAVAL BRIGADE UNDER THE/ COMMAND OF VICE-ADMIRAL THE HON SIR E. R. FREEMANTLE, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF EAST INDIES FOR THE/ PUNITIVE EXPEDITION AGAINST THE SULTAN OF VITU AND RECEIVED THE AFRICA MEDAL VITU WITH CLASP/ ON MARCH 11TH 1915 HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ WHILST IN COMMAND OF H.M.S. "BAYANO" WHICH WAS TORPEDOED OF THE FIRTH OF CLYDE/ WITH THE LOSS OF 200 LIVES./ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY HIS WIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carr, Henry Cecil
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 655MM, width 1140MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • WMSG9.13

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