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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

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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: surname,rank,year died,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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