Captain Charles Findlay
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Sacred to the Memory of /CHARLES FINDLAY /Captain in the First Battalion, /Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders [79th Regt] /And third surviving son of the late /CHARLES BANNATYNE FINDLAY OF BOTURICH, /Born 28th July 1864, /Killed in Action on Good Friday 8th April 1898, /While gallantly leading his men over the dervish /Entrenchments at the Battle of the ATBARA. //He joined the Regiment in March 1884, served throughout the Nile Campaign, 1884-85 [for which he received the Medal with /Clasp and the Khedive’s star] with the Soudan Frontier /Field Force 1889, and in the Soudan Campaign 1898. /At the storming of the Dervish entrenched Camp on the Atbara, The/ Camerons in line led the attack of the British Brigade, and to Captain /Findlay’s Company was assigned the duty of tearing a gap in the /Zareba, this was carried out under a deadly fire from an inner /stockade and numerous trenches. Captain Findlay was one of /the first to reach the stockade where he fell mortally wounded. //This Tablet is erected to his memory by the Congregation of St. Augustine’s Church of which he was a member, and by other /friends, to record their appreciation of his upright and manly character, /and of his dedication to duty both in life and death. //“Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might” Eccles IX. X.