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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Shropshire
Town
Moreton Corbet
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: January 1922
    Attended by: MISS LESBIA CORBET
  • Dedicated
    Date: January 1922
    Attended by: REV E C PIGOTT
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13921
Current location

ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCH
Moreton Corbet
North Shropshire
Shropshire
SY4 4DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 56120 23246
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
HOPTON WOOD STONE TABLET WITH INCISED AND GILDED INSCRIPTION AND SURMOUNTED BY A WREATH. RIBBONS ON TABLET ARE GILDED SOLID. SLAB OF IMPERIAL RED EGYPTIAN PORPHYRY STONE WITHIN THE WREATH CARVED WREATH MADE OF OF GREEN SERPENTINE OF PRATO STONE. WREATH PICKED OUT IN GOLD
Inscription
IN/ MEMORY OF/ ROLAND JAMES CORBET/ 5TH BARONET/ LIEUT. 3RD BN. COLDSTREAM GDS/ WOUNDED SEPT. 1914/ HE WAS KILLED ON APRIL 15TH, 1915/ AND BURIED AT GIVENCHY/ THIS SWORD WAS USED BY HIM AT/ VILLIERS COTTERETS/ DURING THE RETREAT FROM/ MONS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Corbet, Roland James
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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,forename,place of burial,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Forename,additional,rank,regiment,manner of death,year died,place of burial
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
SWORD REFERRED TO IN THE INSCRIPTION HAS BEEN REMOVED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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