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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Danebridge
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13699
Current location

ON A NATURAL ROCK OUTCROP (THE HANGING STONE)
Danebridge
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 974 654
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Metal plate fixed to a natural rock outcrop
Inscription
LT COL HENRY COURTNEY BROCKLEHURST. 10TH ROYAL HUSSARS/ AND PILOT IN TH ROYAL FLYING CORPS 1916 - 1918/ GAME WARDEN OF THE SUDAN/ BORN AT SWYTHAMLEY MAY 27TH 1888/ KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN BURMA/ ON COMMANDO. JUNE 1942 Horses he loved and laughter, the sun and the open air/ The trust of all dumb living things he won, and never knew the luck too good to share./ His was the simple heart the open hand, and honest faults he never strove to hide./ Problems of life he could not understand, as a man would wish to die he died./ Now though he will not ride with us again, his merry spirit seems our comrade yet/ forbidding us to mourn, or yet forget./ Erected by his devoted brother 1949.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brocklehurst, Henry Courtney
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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