Lieut. Robert Provo Norris, 6th Regt of Foot

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Reference WMO/274713


St Edmund's Church

Church Road



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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Kaffir Wars (1779-1878)
About the memorial: Within the church, on the left hand (north) wall of the nave, next to the pulpit. A pedimented marble tablet commemorating Robert Novo Norris, Lieutenant, 6th Regiment of Foot, the son of the Rev, D. G. Norris, who was killed in the Kaffir War in 1851.
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Sacred / To the memory of / Robert Provo Norris, / Eldest son of the vicar, Rev. D. G. Norris. / Late a Lieut. in Her Majesty's 6th or Royal Warwickshire / Regiment, who died of a wound, on the 14th of October 1851, Received whilst gallantly leading his company / Into action against the Kaffirs, during / The war then going on at the / Cape of Good Hope, / Aged 25 years.

Robert Novo Norris

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