Lt Col A Carteret-thynne Dso

Our reference
40806
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator

Current location

PARISH CHURCH,Kilkhampton,North Cornwall,Cornwall,England
OS Grid Ref.: SS 253 115
Denomination: Church of England

Description

FIGURE OF THE DECEASED IN FIELD SERVICE DRESS ON CHARGER PLACED ON INSCRIBED MARBLE TABLET WITH CORNICES AT TOP AND BOTTOM BRONZE PLACE AT TOP OF TABLET PROBABLY BREARING REGIMENTAL BADGE. ON EACH SIDE OF THE INSCRIPTION ARE TWO TABLETS IN RAISED RELIEF DEPICTING JERUSALEM. AT THE BOTTOM OF THE TABLET IS A BRONZE LAUREL WREATH AND COLOURED FLORAL PLAQUE WITH GILDED AND COLOURED COAT OF ARMS IN CENTRE.

Inscription

THE SPIRIT SHALL RETURN UNTO GOD WHO GAVE IT / LIEUT-COLONEL / ALGERNON CARTERET THYNNE D.S.O. / ROYAL NORTH DEVON HUSSSARS / OF PENSTOWE / 2ND SON OF FRANCIS JOHN THYNNE J.P. D.L. / OF HAYNES BANK BEDFORDSHIRE / LORD OF THE MANORS OF KILKHAMPTON STRATTON AND BINHAMY / AND GRANDSON OF THE REVEREND LORD JOHN THYNNE D.D. / 3RD SON OF THE 2ND MARQUIS OF BATH K.G. / BORN APRIL 9TH 1868 / HE SERVED THROUGHOUT THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902 / AS CAPTAIN IN THE 7TH BATTALION IMPERIAL YEOMANRY / NORTH SOMERSET SQUADRON/ WAS TWICE MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES AND AWARDED THE D.S.O. / THE QUEEN'S MEDAL AND FOUR CLASPS / AND THE KING'S MEDAL AND TWO CLASPS / IN ? TRANSFERRED TO THE ROYAL NORTH DEVON HUSSARS / HE SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1915-16 AND 17 IN GALLIPOLI & EGYPT / ALSO IN PALESTINE IN COMMAND OF THE REGIMENT / WHERE HE FELL MORTALLY WOUNDED AT THE BATTLE OF S? / NOVEMBER 6TH 1917 / I THANK MY GOD FOR EVERY REMEMBRANCE OF YOU /

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,decorations
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Plaques
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Marble - White
Listed?: No

History

SOME OF THE LETTERING IS NOT CLEAR ON PHOTOGRAPH

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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