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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
North Down
Town
Bangor
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
MESSRS HEATON, BUTLER & BAYNE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th September 1901
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43289
Description
THE UPPER LIGHTS REPRESENT JOAB ADDRESSING HIS SOLDIERS. THE TENTS OF THE ENEMIES ARE SHOWN IN THE DISTANCE, AND THE FACE OF JOAB IS A PORTRAIT OF CAPT MAGUIRE. THE LOWER LIGHTS REPRESENT CHRIST MEETING THE SISTERS OF BETHANY AFTER THE DEATH OF LAZARUS.
Inscription
LET US PLAY THE MEN FOR OUR PEOPLE THE LORD DO THAT WHICH SEEMETH TO HIM GOOD 2 SAM X, 12/I AM THE RESUR-/RECTION AND THE LIFE/THY BROTHER/ SHALL RISE AGAIN/ ST JOHN, XI, 25/ (AT FOOT OF WINDOW) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF CHARLES JAMES KINAHAN MAGUIRE, CAPTAIN ROYAL/ SUSSEX REGIMENT, BORN 31ST MARCH 1872. KILLED IN ACTION, GALLANTLY LEADING HIS MEN,AT THE/ BATTLE OF DIAMOND HILL, PRETORIA, 12TH JUNE 1900.ERECTED BY HIS MANY FRIENDS/
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: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
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 311 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • Published:Government Printing Office 1905 Pretoria Grave number 3, Capt. McGuire, G.K. 12/6/1900. Originally interred at Botha's Farm. Buried at Diamond Hill Cemetery.

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