Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Adur
Town
Shoreham-by-Sea
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; First (1880-1881)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71930

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Current location

Clock in the tower
associated plaque on pillar in crossing.
St Mary de Haura Church
Church Street
Shoreham-by-Sea
Adur
West Sussex
BN43 5ZB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 21627 05128
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The four clock faces are blue with gold figures and hands. Plaque: A rectangular brass plaque with a plain recessed line border in black. The lettering is also recessed and black. The plaque is fixed to the stone pillar by a screw in each corner.
Inscription
Plaque: THE CLOCK / IN THE TOWER OF THIS CHURCH / WAS GIVEN BY / ROBERT POOLE HOOPER, M.A. / CLERK IN HOLY ORDERS / IN MEMORY OF / HARRIET BRERETON / HIS WIFE / WHO DIED FEB. 22nd 1886 / AND OF / RANDLE BRERETON HOOPER / THEIR SON / KILLED IN ACTION IN S. AFRICA / JAN. 14th 1881. ----- UT HORAE SIC VITA. ----- 1898.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; First (1880-1881)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname, relationship, cause of death, place of death, date of death,
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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