Vadm W De M Egerton Dso

Our reference
9907
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1947

Current location

CHESTER CATHEDRAL,Werburgh St,Chester,Chester,Cheshire,England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 405 666
Denomination: Church of England

Description

RECTANGULAR WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ROYAL NAVY CREST AND EGERTON FAMILY CREST (RED LION RAMPANT) TO THE LEFT OF TEXT. FLAGS OF THE ROYAL NAVY FLANK THE WORDING IN THE THIRD LINE

Inscription

IN PROUD MEMORY OF/ WION DE MALPAS EGERTON/ DSO RN (RETIRED)/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ IN THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC WHILE/ SERVING AS COMMODORE OF CONVOYS/ BORN 16 APRIL 1879 DIED 1 JAN 1943

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 1
Exact count: no
Information shown: rank,year died,place of death,forename
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 22IN , width 46IN
Materials: Marble - White
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1947
Attended by: UNKNOWN

Costs

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

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Private
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

THE EGERTON AND WARBURTON FAMILIES WERE PROMINENT IN THE COUNTY OF CHESHIRE. THEY INTERMARRIED A GREAT DEAL HENCE THE JOINT FWW MEMORIAL (9906)

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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