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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Kesteven
Town
Uffington
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8492
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Uffington
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 061 077
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
AT THE TOP,A SCULPTED FIGURE OF A TROOPER IN THE IMPERIAL YEOMANRY IN UNIFORM,CARRYING A CARBINE STANDING BY HIS HORSE ON BOTH SIDES A SHIELD WITH THE LETTERS 'IY'AT THE BASE ON EITHER SIDE A PAINTED UNION FLAG
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY FRANK E HOLMES SON OF THE LATE JOHN LOWLESS WHO/ SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA IN THE 10TH COMPANY IMPERIAL/ YEOMANRY AND DIED OF ENTERIC IN HOSPITAL AT NAAUMPOORT DEC 30TH/ 1901 AGED 21. THIS MEMORIAL IS PLACED HERE BY HIS DEVOTED GRAND/ PARENTS E & F HOLMES - "I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 55mm, height 915mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Marble - White, Marble - Black
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
  • 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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