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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North East Fife
Town
Newport-on-Tay
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44322
Current location

St Mary's Church
High Street
Newport-on-Tay
North East Fife
Fife
DD6 8AD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 42041 27845
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Marble Tablet
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ TROOPER JOS. HOPTON/20TH COMY. I.Y./WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS/COUNTRY AT KIMBERLEY, S. AFRICA/22ND JULY 1902
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hopton, Jos.
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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: surname, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 1 FT, width C 2 FT
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NEF 179

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