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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Buxhall
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
New Zealand Wars (1845-1872)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4716

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Current location

St Mary Church
Brettenham Road
Buxhall
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP14 3DL
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 00306 57651
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque on white marble.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ LIEUT CHARLES HILL RN/ OF HM SHIP CURACOA/ KILLED IN THE ASSAULT ON THE/ GATE PAH/ TAURANGA NEW ZEALAND/ 29 APRIL 1864/ ERECTED BY HIS OLD MESSMATES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hill, Charles
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Commemorations
  • New Zealand Wars (1845-1872)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, place of death, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 483mm, width 711mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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