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Memorial
Title
Lt A F Dalzel
Images
Setting Tablet Inscription
Locations
Last known location:
St Bartholomew's
      Church
High St (A61)
Clay Cross
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S45 9DZ

NGR:
39136 63298 ±5m
Location details:
On the north side of the chancel arch.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A wall mounted brown and cream mottled alabaster tablet with an inlaid border of red, cream and gold mosaic and three central inset panels. The left panel contains an inlaid cross and crown in red and gold and the right panel contains an inlaid badge of the Devonshire Regiment also in red and gold. The central panel contains the inscription incised in upright capital roman lettering infilled in black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Alabaster, mosaic 430 910 30 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
AUGUSTUS FREDERICK DALZEL
LIEUTENANT 1ST. DEVONS
AND ONLY SON OF W. F. B. DALZEL M.D.
SURGEON MAJOR LATE BENGAL ARMY
WHO WAS KILLED AT LADYSMITH
BY THE BURSTING OF A SHELL
27TH. DECEMBER 1899 AGED 29 YEARS
TRUEST FRIEND AND NOBLEST FOE

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodians:-

Local Authorities:
After 1899: Clay Cross Parish Council; Clay Lane (or Clay Cross) Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1974: Clay Cross Parish Council; North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
31st August, 1984: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England reference 1087812.

August 2010: The church lies within the Clay Cross Conservation Area designated on that date.

16th May, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition.
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Comments
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Page © Roy Branson