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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Waveney
Town
Kessingland
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Xhosa Wars (1779-1879)
Maker
Gaffin and Co
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5047
Current location

St. Edmunds Church
Church Road
Kessingland
Waveney
Suffolk
NR33 7SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 52785 86269
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble plaque surmounted by a Dove with inscription inside a wreath. all mounted on black marble base
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT/ ROBERT PROVO NORRIS/ SIXTH ROYAL REGIMENT; / KILLED IN ACTION/ AT WATERKLOOF, KAFFRARIA,/ 14TH OCTOBER 1851/ ERECTED AS A MARK OF ESTEEM BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Xhosa Wars (1779-1879)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, Rank, Date of death, Regiment, Place of death, Forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 914.4mm, width 711.2mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PCC

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