Capt. G. L. Paget – Boer War

Location: St Mary’s Church, Sutton Bonnington, Nottinghamshire

Details on cross:

In Memory Of Capt. G. L. Paget Who Was Killed In Action Near this spot Oct 9th.. 1900

Facsimile of a Cross Erected by his Men At Vlakfontein

1st Battn Rifle Bgde


Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved):  Stamped, black ink

Cross dimensions (millimetres please)
Shaft Height: 1700mm
Cross beam width: 1000mm
Width of wood: 120mm at narrowest, 230mm at widest

Other information
Mounting to wall: Fixed and supported to wall at top and bottom

Evidence of use in field (earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage): None

Surface insertion depth (into ground if apparent):  N/A


Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc):   Painted, white (now faded)

Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc):  Good


Notes and observations:

Inside church on north wall, to the right of window As the inscription states, this is a facsimile.

Survey and photographs courtesy of : Geoff Snare

Survey date: 19/10/2016