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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Woodspring
Town
Portishead
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46300
Current location

St Peter's Church
Church Street South
Portishead
Woodspring
Avon
BS20 6PS
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 46616 76021
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE ON WOODEN MOUNT. INCISED LETTERING. CROWN WITH REGIMENTAL BADGE OF THE DERBYSHIRE REGIMENT.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ EDWARD GRONOW HOWELL/ LIEUT. 2ND DERBYSHIRE REGIMENT (SHERWOOD FORESTERS)/ BORN AT AVON VIEW IN THIS PARISH/ FEBRUARY 25TH 1879/ KILLED IN ACTION FEB. 12TH 1902/ IN THE GREAT BOER WAR/ AT KLIPP RIVER STATION, TRANSVAAL/ WHILE DEFENDING A WOUNDED BROTHER OFFICER/ WHO HE REFUSED TO LEAVE/ THOUGH URGED BY HIM TO DO SO/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1030 MM, width 670 MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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