Captin Arthur William Curtis

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Reference WMO/284443

Address:

All Saints Church

Chapel Lane

Coddington

NG24 2PW

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 Marble
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Memorial to Captain Arthur William Curtis, No 10 Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. He was a son of the Reverend George James Curtis and Frances Curtis. Died on active service during the Second Anglo Boer War during the siege of Ladysmith from enteric fever (typhoid) on 9 Mar 1900, at Intombi Hospital, Ladysmith. He was buried in the Intombi Cemetery. The memorial was placed in the church by his father's parishioners. The memorial is an ornate wall-mounted white marble tablet. Balck lettering. Green marble border. Regimental badge top centre flanked by floral design. Decorative inner border.
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To the Glory of God and in memory of Capt Arthur William Curtis, R.A., who having shared in the defence of Ladysmith died of fever 9 days after the relief on March 9th A.D. 1900 aged 30 years. This memorial is placed here by his Father's parishioners and other worshipers in this chuirch. "Death is swallowed up in victory".

Arthur William Curtis

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