Captain Owen Arthur Ormsby Gore

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Reference WMO252263

Address:

St Oswald's Church

40-42 Church Street

Oswestry

SY11 2SY

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:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • 19th Century Wars
About the memorial: attached to the church wall, this is a stone tablet with raised decorative plaque. at the top is an infantryman helmet with the wording on an unrolled scroll suspended from a sword with other accoutrements.
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Sacred/to the memory of/Captain Owen Arthur Ormsby Gore/of the 43rd Light Infantry/3rd son of Willm Ormsby Gore Esq.M.P. of Porkington/who fell in action with the Caffres/at the head of his company/on the 6th April 1852 at "Antas" Cave/British Caffraria/This monument/was erected by his brother officers/as a mark of their affectionate regard

Owen Arthur Ormsby Gore

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