© WMR-62574

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leeds
Town
Meanwood Park
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 March 2012
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62574
Current location
  • External wall of the former family home of Captain Oates.
    Green Road
    Meanwood Park
    Leeds
    West Yorkshire
    LS6
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 283 360
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Blue plaque. Circular plaque with raised lettering, mounted on external wall.
Inscription
"A VERY GALLANT GENTLEMAN"/ To commemorate/ Captain lawrence E. G. Oates/ a member of Capt. Scott's expedition/ to the South Pole 1910-1912/ a frequent visitor to Meanwoodside,/ the Oates family home./ Died 17th March 1912
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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