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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54150

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Current location

South wall at entrance to the Chancel
St Peter and St Paul's Church
High Street
Osbournby
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
NG34 0DP
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 06962 38139
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass shield mounted on oak backboard. Incised inscription picked out in black with some capitalisation in red. Engraved illustration of an elephant lower centre above the badge of The Sherwood Rangers.
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
Names on memorial
Mackinder, E. J.
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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: Surname, initials, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, manner of death, age at 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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