E. R. Mobbs, DSO.
Between junction of Kettering Road & Wellingborough Road
OS Grid Ref.: SP 76095 60840
The Market Place
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Three-stepped base surmounted by a tapering pillar on which stands a robed female figure representing the Goddess of Fame, holding a wreath in her left hand & a staff in her right hand. On face of pillar is a bust of Lt. Col. Mobbs with a wreath behind his head. To the left, a relief panel depicts a Rugby match & to the right, a battlefield scene.
IN MEMORY OF/ EDGAR R MOBBS/ DSO/ (...)/ ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTIONS/ OF ADMIRERS THE WORLD OVER/ TO THE MEMORY OF A/ GREAT AND GALLANT/ SOLDIER SPORTSMAN/ WHEN THE GREAT WAR BROKE OUT/ HE FOUNDED/ "MOBBS COMPANY"/ JOINED AS A PRIVATE AND ROSE/ TO COMMAND THE BATTALION/ TO WHICH IT BELONGED HE DID HIS DUTY/ EVEN UNTO DEATH
Names on memorial
Mobbs, Edgar R.
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,additional,decorations
Order of information: Undefined
Materials: Stone - Portland
Date: July 1921
Attended by: LORD LILFORD
Date: July 1921
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A
Memorial received by the Mayor on behalf of the Borough at the unveiling.
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AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 11 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
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