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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Caverswall
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13702

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Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Caverswall
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
ST11 9EA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 95271 42667
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHOIR STALLS WITH ASSOCIATED PLAQUE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM AUBREY BOWERS/ 5TH NORTH STAFFS REGIMENT, OF CAVERWALL CASTLE/ BORN JANUARY 22ND 1887 DIED JULY 2ND 1916/ OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AT GOMMECOURT, FRANCE ON JULY 1ST/ THIS TABLET AND THE CHOIR STALLS IN THE CHANCEL ARE ERECTED BY HIS WIDOW/ WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE SHALL FIND IT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowers, William Aubrey
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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: year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 384MM, width 610MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Choir stalls
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PCC

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