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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Down
Town
Clandeboye
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42687
Current location

In the Campo Santo
the family's private burial ground.
Clandeboye House
Clandeboye
North Down
Down
BT19 1RN
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF ARCHIBALD, EARL OF AVA, WHO FELL MORTALLY WOUNDED IN THE DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH, ON JANUARY 6, 1900, IN THE 37TH YEAR OF HIS AGE. (Exact line spacing and sentence case unknown.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.310 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London The cross is also to the memory of the Earl's father, Frederick, 1st Marquess of Dufferin & Ava (1826-1902).

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