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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Richmond Upon Thames
Town
Richmond
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12516
Current location

South side of the chancel
to the right of the vestry door.
Holy Trinity Church
Sheen Park
Richmond
Richmond Upon Thames
Greater London
TW9 1UP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 18639 75136
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet on a green marble backboard and carved foliate border. Incised black inscription. Bronze Crest of the Royal Fusiliers at top.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ROBERT LIONEL SPARKS, / 2ND LIEUT. 2ND BATT. ROYAL FUSILIERS. / KILLED IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI / 22ND NOV. 1917, AGED 19 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sparks, Robert Lionel
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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