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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sefton
Town
Formby
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15419
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Green La
Formby
Sefton
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 290 070
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BADGE OF THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY ABOVE TEXT
Inscription
TO THE LOVED AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ ARCHIBALD FINDLAY SMITH-MAXWELL/ LIEUT. 17TH BATTALION HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY/ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME/ JULY 1ST 1916 - AGED 18/ "GRANT THAT HIS LIFE SO FULL OF PROMISE HERE MAY UNFOLD ITSELF IN THY/ SIGHT AND FIND A SWEET EMPLOYMENT IN THE SPACIOUS FIELDS OF ETERNITY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith-maxwell, Archibald Findlay
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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
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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