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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 of St. Michael
Main Road
Uffington
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
PE9 4SN
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 06063 07656
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular white marble sculpted plaque with top segmental arch on a black marble mount supported by 2 marble corbels. Central top has sculpted figure of a trooper in the Imperial Yeomanry in uniform carrying a carbine, standing by his horse. On both sides of carving are shields with the letter 'IY'. On either side, at base, a painted Union Flag.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/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/ DECr. 30TH 1901/ AGED 21 YEARS./ THIS MEMORIAL IS PLACED HERE BY HIS/ DEVOTED GRANDPARENTS E & F HOLMES/ "I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH"/Job 19.25.
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: Forename, initial, surname, relationships, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 55 mm, height 915 mm, width 610 mm
    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
Costs

Site: Free

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Family Funds
Responsibility
Parish Church of St. Michael

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