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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Babergh
Town
Copdock
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Mr E E Saunders of Ipswich (Builder)
Hart Son Peard & Co Ltd (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4412
Current location

Inside Church
St. Peter's Church
Church Lane
Copdock
Babergh
Suffolk
IP8 3BZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 12028 41533
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE WITH FLORAL BORDER WITH REGIMENTAL CREST ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF/ GEORGE ROBARTS HEWITT, AGED 28 YEARS/ OF THE CAPE MOUNTED RIFLEMEN/ SON OF W H HEWITT OF THIS PARISH/ KILLED IN ACTION AT LAMBUSCHANGE'S/ NEK, SOUTH AFRICA, ON MARCH 5th 1900
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: Forenames, surname, place died
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 711mm, width 330mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PCC

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