Captain Charles Findlay

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Reference WMO/271609


St Augustine's Episcopal Church

High Street


G82 1LL


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
About the memorial: Brass plaque on wooden backboard which echoes it's shape. The form is of a gothic arched window. Approximately 600mm high. It is hung adjacent to the main wooden War Memorial on the left interior wall of the church. The upper part of the arch has various insignia and decorations. A central crown with thistle leaves below. Crossed flags on standards. One is a Union Jack. The other is the Kings Colours of Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. A Sphinx with the word EGYPT below the flags. This was a battle honour for the regiment. The font is gothic in black with certain words or initials picked out in red. The Findlay Coat of Arms with the motto Fortis in Arduis, is at the top left.
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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.

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