Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Daventry
Town
Kilsby
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14989

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Current location

End of short lane off Manor Road
or from Church Walk,
St. Faith's Church
Manor Road
Kilsby
Daventry
Northamptonshire
CV23 8YB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 56320 71134
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Set of three integrated wooden panels along interior Chancel wall. Centre panel bears engraved inscription. Badge of 1st. Northants Yeomanry on left hand panel and Tank Corps badge on right hand panel.
Inscription
Centre panel : REMEMBER / RICHARD JOHN CROFTS / OF KILSBY GRANGE / CAPTAIN 1ST NORTHANTS YEOMANRY / BORN 7 MARCH 1914 / KILLED IN ACTION AT HOTTOT / 27 JUNE 1944 / INTERRED AT BAYEUX / TO WHOSE MEMORY / THIS PANELLING IS DEDICATED Left hand panel : NORTHAMPTONSHIRE / 1ST / YEOMANRY Right hand panel : RAC
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crofts, Richard John
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, date of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height 609 mm, width 1800 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Church

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