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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sefton
Town
Blundellsands
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15133
Current location

St Nicholas Church
Bridge Road
Blundellsands
Sefton
Merseyside
L23 6TS
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 31087 99141
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RICHLY DECORATED MARBLE TABLET RICHLY DECORATED WITH A REPLICA OF AN OFFICERS SWORD AND THE BADGE OF THE LIVERPOOL PALS ABOVE THE TEXT
Inscription
GIVING THANKS/ TO GOD FOR THE/ LOVING AND BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF/ CHARLES NORMAN BROCKBANK/ AGED 32 YEARS/ CAPTAIN 18TH BATTALION KING'S (LIVERPOOL) REGIMENT./ HE FELL AT THE HEAD OF HIS BELOVED COMPANY IN THE/ HOUR OF VICTORY, IN THE GREAT ADVANCE ON THE SOMME,/ FRANCE, JULY 1ST 1916. THOUGH THRICE WOUNDED HE LAY/ IN THE OPEN AND CHEERED HIS MEN ON UNTIL HE FELL ASLEEP./ "THE SOUL OUR LIFE'S STAR HATH ELSEWHERE/ HAD ITS SETTING"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brockbank, Charles Norman
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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,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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