Captain George Paget Ellison

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Reference WMO/271903

Address:

St Helen's Church

53 Hall Drive

Boultham

Lincoln

LN6 7SW

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: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Memorial to Captain George Paget Ellison, 9th (The Queen's Royal) Lancers. Second son of Colonel R G Ellison, of Boultham Hall, Lincolnshire, and younger brother of Captain R T Ellison, 2nd Life Guards. Educated at Marlborough College, Wiltshire. Commissioned into the 9th Lancers in Aug 1888. Promoted to Lieutenant in Jan 1890 and to Captain in Dec 1895. He was appointed ADC to Major General the Honourable Sir R A J Talbot at Aldershot in May 1896, and went to serve with the General to Egypt in Jan 1899. He volunteered for active service in South Africa at the start of the war, rejoining his old Regiment in South Africa. He died of enteric fever (typhoid) at No3 General Hospital, Kroonstad, Orange Free State and was buried in Kroonstad Military Cemetery.
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In affectionate remembrance of George Paget Ellison, Captain 9th Lancers, who died and was buried at Kroonstad when on Lord Roberts's victorius march to Pretoria June 7, 1900 aged 31 years.

George Paget Ellison

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