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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Kesteven
Town
Osbournby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
H Pickering
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54150
Current location

South wall of chancel
St Peter and St Pauls Church
Osbournby
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 069 381
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass shield mounted on oak backboard. Engraved illustration of an elephant lower centre.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ TROOPER E.J. MACKINDER, OF THE/ SHERWOOD RANGERS, YOUNGEST SON OF/ DRAPER & ELIZABETH JANE MACKINDER,/ OF OSBOURNBY HALL./ WHO DIED OF ENTERIC FEVER, WHILE SERVING HIS/ COUNTRY AT LICHTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA/ MAY 6. 1901./ AGED 26/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY HIS MANY/ SORROWING FRIENDS/ "DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI"/ A. BEDSON M.A. VICAR/ DRAPER MACKINDER/ W.P. THOMPSON CHURCHWARDENS. 1901
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 542mm, width 400mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 592mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER AND PAUL
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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