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ELSTOW 19TH CENTURY - War Memorials

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Compiled and copyright © 2001 Martin Edwards

These war memorial can be found on the walls of the Elstow church of St. Mary and St. Helen.


Above: CAPTAIN HENRY PATRICK MACAN
3RD BATTALION BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
Right: Boer dead from the Bedford County School


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2001

On the South wall of the church are three brass tablets mounted on wood commemorating the Boer dead from the Bedford County School.

HEARN

John Rose

TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN ROSE HEARN
SENIOR PREFECT AND BENNETT EXHIBITIONER
WHO ENTERED INTO REST
SEPTEMBER 27 1896.
Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.
ERECTED BY HIS SCHOOL FRIENDS

HEARN

Charles Carpenter

TO THE MEMORY OF
CHARLES CARPENTER HEARN
S. A. C.
SENIOR PREFECT
DIED AT PRETORIA, FEBRUARY 13TH 1902
ON ACTIVE SERVICE FOR HIS
COUNTRY IN THE BOER WAR
AGED 20 YEARS.
"Well Done Good And Faithful Servant."

WHITEHEAD

James Allan

TO THE MEMORY OF
JAMES ALLAN WHITEHEAD
LIEUTENANT 5TH BATTALION
MANCHESTER REGIMENT
WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE AT HEILBRON
ORANGE RIVER COLONY
28TH MAY 1902, AGED 19 YEARS.
"As a good soldier of Christ".
ERECTED BY HIS SCHOOLFELLOWS.

Bronze plaque on the South wall of the church

MACAN

Henry Patrick

IN
AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF
CAPTAIN HENRY PATRICK MACAN
3RD BATTALION
BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
BORN AT ELSTOW
17TH MARCH 1868
DIED ON SERVICE
AT KISMAYU, EAST AFRICA
7TH APRIL 1898.
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY
THE OFFICERS,
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS,
AND MEN OF THE 3RD BATTALION
BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

14 April 2001

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