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Captain W S Ellis MC

WM reference
447
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Sedbergh School Chapel
Loftus Hill
Sedbergh
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA10 5RX
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 65801 91775
Denomination: Non-denominational

Description

Rectangular brass plaque with incised lettering. Wall mounted.

Inscription

IN PROUD AND EVER LIVING MEMORY OF / WILFRID SPENCER ELLIS M.C. / LATE CAPT. 2ND BN. THE KING'S OWN (ROYAL LANCASTER) REGT. / WHO DIED 26TH MARCH 1922 AFTER A LONG ILLNESS / RESULTING FROM THE WAR 1914-1918 AGED 34 / BEING THREE TIMES WOUNDED WHILE SERVING IN / FRANCE AND MACEDONIA / AT SEDBERGH 1901-1906 / "THEIR BRIGHT BRAVE SPIRITS LIVE ON"

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Ellis, Wilfrid Spencer
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Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional,decorations
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 5mm, height 230mm, width 360mm
Materials: Brass
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

Other
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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