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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Town
Ettrick
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44084
Current location

Parish Church
to west of main road B709
Ettrick
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Borders
TD7 5JA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 26600 14513
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Plain plaque
Inscription
Top Left Corner of Plaque-SANS TACHE Top Right Corner of Plaque- READY AYE READY The Main Inscription- IN LOVING MEMORY OF BASIL NAPIER LIEUTENANT 34TH COMPANY IMPERIAL YEOMANRY/ ELDEST SON OF MARK AND EMILY NAPIER AND GRANDSON OF FRANCIS 10TH LORD/ NAPIER AND 1ST LORD ETTRICK K.T./Born March 16th 1879 KILLED AT SENEKAL SOUTH AFRICA DECR. 29TH 1900/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Napier, Basil
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, date of birth, regiment, place of death, forename, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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