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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Waveney District Council
Town
South Elmham St Cross
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Colman and Co., Norwich (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5055
Current location

St Cross Church
South Elmham St Cross
Waveney District Council
Suffolk
IP20 0NX
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 29951 84271
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with raised lettering on white marble backboard. There is a cross at the start of the text.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ HERBERT MACKIE SMITH/ 63RD IMPERIALYEOMANRY, ELDEST SON OF THE / REVEREND CANON GEORGE SMITH & ANNE RACHAEL HIS WIFE /KILLED BY LIGHTNING WHILE ON DUTY/ AT EMERENTIA, ORANGE RIVER COUNTY / February 20TH 1902 - Aged 43. / R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith, Herbert Mackie
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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: year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 584.2mm, width 838.2mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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