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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Berkhamsted
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14592
Current location

BERKHAMSTED COLLEGIATE SCHOOL
Castle St
Berkhamsted
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP4 2BB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 980 080
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD FOLIATE BORDER ON THE PLAQUE
Inscription
GERALD HARPER SPRUNT, LIEUT 2ND BATTALION, BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT, VERY SEVERLEY WOUNDED 15TH 1918 NEAR MORLANCOURT, FRANCE. DIED (IN CONSEQUENCE OF THESE WOUNDS) 15TH AUGUST OCTOBER 1919 ON TROOPSHIP "NOVARA" FOR BOMBAY AND BURIED IN THE RED SEA, AGED 21. "A GOOD SOLDIER OF JESUS CHRIST" - AS WAS EACH OF HIS BROTHERS "YOUR GALLANT SONS." "THEY DIOED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE" SONS OF JOHN D AND JANE NAISMITH SPRUNT, OF LONDON, ENGLAND, AND WILMINGTON, NTH CAROLINA. (LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sprunt, Gerald Harper
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 690MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BERKHAMSTED SCHOOL GOVERNORS

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