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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Lichfield
Town
Kings Bromley
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13579

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Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
Kings Bromley
Lichfield
Staffordshire
DE13 7JL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 12205 17031
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross with associated tablet.
Inscription
THIS WOODEN CROSS WAS PLACED ON THE/ GRAVE OF CAPT. G.R. LANE BY THE 2ND/ BATT.N COLDSTREAM GUARDS AFTER THE ACTION/ OF 15TH SEP.T 1916 - IT WAS BROUGHT HOME ON/ THE TERMINATION OF THE GREAT WAR/ BY HIS FATHER AND MOTHER WHO HAD IT PLACED OVER/ THE MEMORIAL TABLET BELOW.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lane, G R
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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: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of burial,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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