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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Lindsey
Town
Haugham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66992
Current location

Southern wall of nave
Church of All Saints
Haugham
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN11 8PU
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 33567 81399
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oval tablet, set on an oval backboard, with military badge at the top and lettering in black.
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF/ LIEUT. COLONEL HENRY ANTON,/ 1st WEST INDIA REGIMENT,/ LATE GOVERNOR OF THE GAMBIA,/ ELDEST AND DEARLY LOVED SON OF/ CAPT. ALEXANDER AND JESSY RACHEL ANTON,/ WHO DIED OF DYSENTERY,/ ON BOARD THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM SHIP "LAGOS",/ ON HIS PASSAGE HOME, 1st AUGUST, 1871,/ AGED 47 YEARS./ MOST DEEPLY REGRETTED./ "I WAIT FOR THE LORD, MY SOUL DOTH WAIT,/ AND IN HIS WORD DO I HOPE." PSALM CXXX.3
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anton, Henry
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, occupation, relationship, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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