Skelton & Pexton Memorial Hovingham

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Address:

All Saints Church

Church Street

Hovingham

YORK

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: An engraved brass plaque framed with oak in the North Aisle of the church. The lettering has been filled with black paint with the capitals in red.
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To the Glory of God,/ and in Memory of/ Corporal W. S. Skelton, 2nd Batt. Gordon Highlanders,/ who died at Ladysmith May 12th 1900. Aged 25 Years./ And of/ Trooper W. Pexton, 66th Batt. Imperial Yeomanry,/ who died at Deelfontein, March 5th 1901. Aged 25 Years./ This Tablet is Erected by friends in Hovingham./ 'Be strong and of a good Courage, be not afraid/ Neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is/ with thee whithersoever thou goest.'/ Josh 1.9

W. S. Skelton, W. Pexton

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