Major Arthur Longden

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All Saints' Church

High Street




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Wall mounted, portrait orientated, engraved bevel-edged brass plaque. Coat of Arms and motifs at top of plaque along with a sword, point downwards, to the left hand side, are all interlinked by a banner scroll with a Latin motto verse. Engravings of two decorations hang from the hilt of the sword. Specific principle initial letters throughout the inscription are infilled with red enamel paint and the remaining lettering infilled with black enamel paint.
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Upper area of plaque : spem longam reseces / Inscription : To the Glory of God and in loving memory of / Major Arthur Edmund Longden, / Army Service Corps, / Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, / third son of / Major General Charles Scudamore Longden, R A, / by his wife Louisa, youngest daughter of / the Rev. Robert Isham, Rector of Lamport, / He was born Easter Day, / 27, March 1864, at Southsea. / Sailing from Southampton 6, October 1899, / he passed through the / Great South African War with honour, / and contracting enteric fever while serving his Country, / entered into rest 20. April 1901. / His body, laid the same afternoon in the / Cemetery at Germiston, in the Transvaal, / awaits the Greatest Easter Day. / Requiescat in Pace.

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