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Captain Richard Whittaker Porritt MP (of Grange over Sands & Ramsbottom)

WM reference
16424
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Grange Fell Cemetery
Fell Road
Grange over Sands
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA11 6AR
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 39314 77846
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Addition to family gravestone-which is a flat polished granite slab

Inscription

... ALSO OF THEIR ONLY CHILD/CAPT RICHARD WHITAKER PORRITT/BA MP 5TH BN XX THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT SEGLIN/MAY 26TH 1940 AGED 29 YEARS/AND LATER INTERRED IN SEGLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Porritt, Richard Whitaker
See details

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, additional, rank, regiment, place of death, manner of death, date of death, age, place of burial
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Gravestone
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 730mm, height 2040mm, width 800mm
Materials: Granite - Polished
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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