United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

CAPT O CARR

Our Ref: 33677

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Address

ST MAURICE CHURCH
EGLINGHAM
NORTHUMBERLAND
England
 
Type:Chapel or Church: Restoration/Extension
OS Map Ref:NU 106 195

Inscription

UNTO THE HONOUR AND SERVICE OF GOD./ THE PARAPET AND ROOF OF THIS TOWER/ WERE RECONSTRUCTED IN MAY 1870/ IN TOKEN OF THE CHERISHED MEMORY/ OF OSWALD CARR, CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL ARTILLERY./ HE WAS BORN AND BROUGHT UP IN HEDGELEY,/ AND HE OFTEN EXPRESSED A HOPE THAT THE TOWER/ OF THE PARISH CHURCH MIGHT BE/ RESTORED TO ITS LIKENESS./ HE FELL IN ACTION IN THE COLONY OF NEW ZEALAND/ ON 8TH AUGUST, 1868, AGED 31 TEARS./ FROM A SUM OF MILITARY PAY/ THEN DUE TO THEIR MOST DEAR SON,/ THE WORK HAS BEEN EFFECTED BY HIS PARENTS.

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLAQUEBRASSC 12INC 15IN Unknown

Physical Description

RESTORED ROOF AND PARAPET. DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED BLACK LETTERING.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarNew Zealand Wars (1843-1870)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died1
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? rank, year died, regiment, place of death, forename, manner of death, age of death, relationships, additional
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:4
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
 WMSE18.2