Captain O.A.O. Gore, killed in action in British Caffraria

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Captain O.A.O. Gore, killed in action in British Caffraria

Postby BereniceUK » 14 May 2014 14:36

In St Oswald's Church, Oswestry, Shropshire.

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
CAPTAIN OWEN ARTHUR ORMSBY GORE
OF THE 43RD LIGHT INFANTRY
THIRD SON OF WILLM. ORMSBY GORE, ESQ., M.P., OF PORKINGTON,
WHO FELL IN ACTION WITH THE CAFFRES,
AT THE HEAD OF HIS COMPANY,
ON THE SIXTH OF APRIL 1852, AT 'ANTA'S CAVE'
BRITISH CAFFRARIA
AS A MARK OF THEIR EFFECTIONATE REGARD.

THIS MONUMENT
WAS ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS.



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